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Quarter-finals: Johanna Konta makes history at French Open - Roland-Garros

Quarter-finals: Johanna Konta makes history at French Open - Roland-Garros

Novak Djokovic claimed his own piece of French Open history by reaching a 10th consecutive quarter-final at Roland Garros.

Having said this, Thiem (110.7%) has a barely better combined serve/return points won percentage than Khachanov (110.4%) throughout the tournament so far, and I do feel this match will be closer than Djokovic and Zverev.

"I'm really confident with my serve". "I couldn't ask for a better match up".

It is the second time since 2016 that all French Open play was cancelled and third since 2000.

Only Australian great Rod Laver has held all four majors at the same time twice before, after his calendar Grand Slams in 1962 and 1969.

The 29-year-old Japanese could have wrapped it up in the fourth set when he had two match points but squandered both, the second on a double fault.

Rain is still delaying the start of play at the French Open.

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Despite his high ranking and the fact he made the last eight here previous year, Zverev had never beaten a top-20 player at a slam, while this was his first victory over a top-20 player in what has been a tough season until now. "I love clay court and I love Paris, very happy to be here, so happy I get to play another match".

Expanding on the incident, he said: "I don't know if she saw me or if she saw that somebody's in the room".

French interest in the singles ended for another year just a few hours later when 14th seed Gael Monfils was defeated 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 by Austrian fourth seed Thiem, the 2018 runner-up.

Of the top eight women's seeds, only Halep, number seven Sloane Stephens and eighth seed Ashleigh Barty, who beat Sofia Kenin 6-3 3-6 6-0 on Monday, have reached the quarter-finals.

Struff was bidding to reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final and provided some early resistance in drizzly conditions on Court Philippe Chatrier.

The players who stunned top seed Naomi Osaka and 23-time major victor Serena Williams got a taste of their own medicine.

If I was forced to recommend a bet today, it would be Khachanov on the game handicap, but fortunately I'm not in this position - with there being little in the way of pre-match value, a watching brief (at least pre-match) is my call.