In the Open championship of France on tennis among men to determine the first participants 1 / 4 finals.
The unconditional tournament favorite Rafael Nadal in a match to the 70-th racket of the world by Maximilian Marteria in two sets has conceded to a break that did not stop the Spaniard calmly to reach the quarterfinals and closer to the record of Bjorn Borg by winning sets in a row at Roland Garros.
The hero of the day, no doubt, was the petite Argentine Diego Schwartzman, who in the match with a two-meter Kevin Anderson battled back from 0:2, and the South African could not submit twice in the match and in the deciding set four times in a row gave his serve. Schwartzman first came out in the 1/4 finals in the Grand slam tournament and will play against Nadal.
Juan Martin del Potro for the first time in six years became one of the eight strongest on clay Helmet. In the match with John Isner the Argentinian never brought the matter even before the tiebreak. Del Potro made four breaks and played two break-point.
In the quarterfinals, del Potro will play against Marin Cilic, in five sets passed Fabio Fognini and confirmed last year’s result at Roland Garros. Fognini was close to a comeback from 0:2, but in the final set failed the game on his serve and accepted defeat.
The results of the matches of the fourth round:
Diego Schwartzman (Argentina, 11) – Kevin Anderson (South Africa, 6) – 1:6, 2:6, 7:5, 7:6, 6:2
Rafael Nadal (Spain, 1) – Maximilian Marterer (Germany) – 6:3, 6:2, 7:6
John Isner (USA, 9) – Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina, 5) – 4:6, 4:6, 4:6
Marin Cilic (Croatia, 3) – Fabio Fonini (Italy, 18) – 6:4, 6:1, 3:6, 6:7, 6:3
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