Alexander Zverev comes back to reach French Open 4th round
Jun 05, 2018, 03:32
Bulgarian Dimitrov, a two-time Grand Slam semi-finalist, has still never reached the second week at Roland Garros in eight attempts.
Rafa Nadal goes in search of his 11th French Open title but don't count out Novak Djokovic - and what about the in-form Alexander Zverev?
Second-seeded Alexander Zverev reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal the hard way, beating Karen Khachanov 4-6, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday for his third straight comeback win in five sets at the tournament.
The Americans had a fruitful day in the women's singles, meanwhile, as both Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys took their places in the quarter-finals following wins over Anett Kontaveit and Mihaela Buzarnescu, respectively.
Zverev, 21, who is seen as the main threat to Rafael Nadal´s expected coronation as champion for an 11th time, endured a nightmare outing on Court Philippe Chatrier that lasted nearly four hours.
"Me and my brother (Mischa) are guys that spend three, four hours a day in the gym, lifting heavy weights, on the treadmill". In all three of his five-setters at Roland Garros he has trailed 2-1 in sets.
Alexander Zverev of Germany (right) shakes hands with Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation after winning their men's round of 16 match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France.
Zverev, whose previous Grand Slam best was reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon a year ago, said he spends up to four hours each day working on weights and fitness in the gym.
Djokovic, seeded 20 after a year of struggles with an elbow injury and mediocre form, was never in trouble against an erratic Verdasco, who needed treatment for a badly blistered left foot at the end of the second set.
World number 29 Dzumhur also served for the match in the fourth set, but Zverev clung on and claimed a 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 victory.
Former world number one Djokovic will face Italian surprise package Marco Cecchinato in his 40th major quarter-final.
"I've been down 2-1 every single time but I'm unbelievably happy to be into the quarter-finals". But Dzumhur felt it was within his reach and also ran out to catch it.
The Bulgarian was beaten 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 6-4 by the 34-year-old 30th seed.
In the women´s draw, Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki eased past Frenchwoman Pauline Parmentier 6-0, 6-3.
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