Roger Federer and Serena Williams each exited the 2021 French Open on Sunday, including to numerous already high-profile exits, and Monday’s motion entails the ultimate fourth-round matches of the match.
Swiss legend Federer battled previous Dominik Koepfer in 4 units on Saturday, a conflict that noticed three tie-breaks, however the 39-year-old hinted within the aftermath that he may withdraw from the Grand Slam to guard his physique.
The 2009 French Open champion was true to his phrase, confirming his withdrawal on Sunday night, which means Italian Matteo Berrettini advances into the quarter-finals in Paris for the primary time in his profession after receiving a walkover.
Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas will meet within the quarter-finals after their respective wins over Cristian Garin and Pablo Carreno Busta, whereas Alexander Zverev will go up towards Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.
Within the ladies’s facet of the draw, Serena Williams’ quest for a record-equalling twenty fourth Grand Slam title goes on after a straight-set defeat to Elena Rybakina, who will tackle Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova within the quarters.
Williams’ exit means there are solely two of the highest 18 seeds left within the draw, with Sofia Kenin (4th) and Iga Swiatek (eighth) the 2 highest-ranked gamers left on the ladies’s facet.
Kenin is in fourth-round motion on Monday towards Maria Sakkari and the American is 6/4 to assert the spoils, whereas her Greek opponent is the 8/15 favorite to advance into the final eight.
Defending champion Swiatek is the final ladies’s match on court docket on Monday and she or he is the agency 1/10 favorite to defeat Marta Kostyuk, who’s priced at 11/2 to knock out the Polish star.
There are three fourth-round video games going down on the boys’s facet, with Diego Schwartzman taking up Jan-Lennard Struff and Novak Djokovic going up towards Lorenzo Musetti.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal, eyeing a record-extending 14th title at Roland Garros, takes on Jannik Sinner (Nadal 1/20, Sinner 8/1 – Match Betting).
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