Radwanska loses to Cornet at French Open

Andy Murray- cropped

Stan Wawrinka reached the French Open quarterfinals for the fourth time after beating Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2.

World number one Murray has struggled for form this year, but was back to something like his best in a 7-6 (10-8) 7-5 6-0 triumph over Juan Martin del Potro, who competed strongly for two sets before running out of gas.

Kei Nishikori survived a two-set blackout to beat Chung Hyeon 7-5 6-4 6-7 (4) 0-6 6-4 in their rain-delayed French Open third round tie on Sunday, winning the first ever all-Asian battle at this stage of the tournament. The Japanese will face Murray in the last-eight.

Saturday's other victor was Kevin Anderson, but the South African did not enjoy such an easy ride. Cilic is the first Croatian man in the quarter-finals since Mario Ancic and Ivan Ljubicic in 2006.

She won the next point to set up a match point, but wasted it when her drop shot sank into the net. "Even then I didn't go through the draw as comfortably as here".

That disappointment kick-started a nine-game losing run for Fognini, during which he received brief treatment on a knee issue.

The undemonstrative seventh seed joined Spain's Nadal, Austrian Dominic Thiem and next opponent Wawrinka as the four players to reach the quarters without conceding a set. He was the runner-up a year ago. The three-time Grand Slam champion has never won at Roland Garros, and never faced unseeded Russian Karen Khachanov, either.

Meanwhile, in the women's singles, Romania's third-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the fourth round, where she will compete with Spanish Carla Suarez for a place in the quarter-finals.

The 35-year-old Lopez had beaten Cilic twice before on clay - his only wins against him - but never looked in contention on Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, will next face either third-seeded Stan Wawrinka or No. 15 Gael Monfils.

Wawrinka has struggled for form since almost beating Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Australian Open but is once again showing that he saves his best for the grand slams. I won three matches in three sets, against hard players.

Wawrinka won in a similar manner, as he was forced a tiebreak by the Italian Fabio Fognini.

Related News:

  • Mexico sugar lobby says still wants dumping probe of US fructose

    Mexico sugar lobby says still wants dumping probe of US fructose

    This 2014 Suspension Agreement contained limits on the amount and type of Mexican sugar that could be imported each year. Last year, Mexico exported 1.1 million tonnes of sugar to the USA , about 40 percent of which was refined.
    Borussia Dortmund sign Philipp from Freiburg

    Borussia Dortmund sign Philipp from Freiburg

    The 23-year-old was also a transfer target for English Premier League (EPL) club Tottenham Hotspur, reports Xinhua news agency. The Germany under-21 worldwide has inked a five-year-deal with the Ruhr club.
    Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

    Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

    President Donald Trump withdrew the USA from the Paris agreement last week. The coast is eroding, and the weather is more extreme. We must acknowledge these realities at home.
  • Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

    Both players again struggled to hold their serve, exchanging breaks before Ostapenko rattled off three games in a row to lead 5-2. Still, it was clear that she was up to the task against the 11th-seeded Wozniacki, who is 26 and has been to two U.S.

    London Bridge terror attack: Donald Trump vows to take fight to ISIS

    Both men were from the Barking neighborhood of east London , where police raids began shortly after the attacks Saturday night. It added that Ms Archibald had worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiancé.
    Sears Closing Additional Stores

    Sears Closing Additional Stores

    Since then, Sears Holdings has chose to accelerate the closing of unprofitable stores, Riefs told UBJ in an email. The Gazette reported Tuesday the chain would close a Kmart in Iowa City , the last such store in the Corridor.
  • Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off New England coast

    Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off New England coast

    According to a press release from the Coast Guard , there were two people on the boat when it went under Tuesday night. Officials said the men, who have not yet been identified, were not wearing life jackets when their boat flipped over.
    Liverpool Closing In On Second Signing Of The Summer

    Liverpool Closing In On Second Signing Of The Summer

    No fee has been agreed for the Egypt global , but more talks between the two clubs are scheduled to take place, sources added. It does not necessarily represent the position of Liverpool Football Club. "They had opened talks in October 2013".
    Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Medical Marijuana Implementing Legislation

    Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Medical Marijuana Implementing Legislation

    In Volusia, Daytona State College lost $1 million for a writing lab partnership with the University of Central Florida. The special session , which could cost more than $70,000 a day, started mid-day Wednesday.
  • Energen Corp (NYSE:EGN) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

    On average, equities research analysts predict that Energen Co. will post $0.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range.
    3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

    3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

    Tesla is also expected to expand its supercharger network further, once Tesla Model 3 hits the roads, according to Clapway . The company is presently working on the Model Y , which was first revealed during the company's earnings call last month.

    How Analysts Rated Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Last Week?

    The current share price indicates that stock is -2.86% away from its one year high and is moving 59.90% ahead of its 52-week low. Finally, Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. boosted its stake in shares of Nokia Oyj by 74.3% in the fourth quarter.


Most liked

Who's who, what's at stake in Britain's unexpected election
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism.

Jobs Added in May, Unemployment at 16-Year Low
In May, employment in professional and business services, which impacts the office market, continued to trend up (gaining 38,000). Ted Wieseman, a vice president and economist at Morgan Stanley, said there just were not that many discouraged left to return.

Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections
But the report suggests meddling went beyond psychological warfare to an attack on voting systems themselves. In Moscow, a Kremlin spokesman categorically denied Tuesday that Moscow had tried to hack the USA elections.

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track
The alliance is committed to upholding the terms of the Paris Climate Agreement within the borders of each member state . The current USA withdrawal will give China more opportunity to polish its image as a global leader.

Your old iPhone is about to be obsolete. Thanks Apple
Apple said that iPhone can detect when you may be driving and automatically silence notifications to keep the screen dark. Moreover, Apple's iOS 11 Control Center has been the talking point which now lets you customize shortcuts.

Latest Stocks: Exxon Mobil (XOM) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
Scotia Howard Weill upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Monday. Messner Smith Theme Value Investment Mgmt Limited Ca holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) for 6,864 shares.

Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC Maintains Stake in Wal (WMT)
TrimTabs Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 89.2% in the first quarter. 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) was raised too. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 2 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.36 average brokerage recommendation.

Ben & Gay: Can the Cavs Steal a Game Against the Warriors?
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry added 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in his first finals triple-double. The team has 72 hours of rest before they have to take the court again, returning home and hoping to turn their luck around.

Hamilton has Vettel in crosshairs at Canada GP
Sebastian Vettel , with three wins from the opening six races, is 25 points ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' standings. While the Ferrari is cruising, the inconsistent Mercedes is struggling to find the right balance between front and rear axle.

Rumman Raees replaces injured Wahab Riaz
Pakistan Super League (PSL) sensation Rumman Raees and Mohammad Abbass are under consideration for Wahab's replacement. Riaz was ruled out of the rest of the June 1-18 tournament on Monday and will be out for at least two weeks.

Donald Trump: Qatar developments happened after my visit
The eruption of the dispute shocked the neighborhood and threatened deeply intertwined regional trade links and air routes. Trump used the Riyadh visit to urge Arab states to wage wider crackdowns on militant groups, including funding channels.

U.S. grants Pennsylvania a month extension under Real ID law
It applies to states, including Pennsylvania, whose compliance extensions were set to expire today. It establishes federal security standards for state driver's licenses and ID cards.

Latest Stocks: ValuEngine Lowers Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) to Hold
Deutsche Bank raised its rating on Express Scripts Holding Company to Hold on 04/11/2016 in a reversal from its prior Sell rating. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Management Inc invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX).

Pound gains ground as market bets on Conservative victory — FX Focus
The sterling fell as much as 0.3 per cent before paring the losses to trade down 0.2 per cent at US$1.2864 on Monday. But the latest polls were moderating some of those expectations, Nguyen said.

SCO membership will help India in economic, counter-terror cooperation: Modi
India and Pakistan till now had the status of observers along with Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia in the group. On the evening of June 9, he will also attend the inauguration of the Astana Expo with the theme of "Future Energy".