The quarter-finals will still be on the menu Thursday, June 1 at Roland-Garros. On the Philippe-Chatrier court, the Polish Iga Swiatek, world number one and titled in Paris in 2020, will be opposed to the American Jessica Pegula, who reaches this stage of the competition in a Grand Slam tournament for the second time in her career. career, having made the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in January.
Invincible in recent months, Iga Swiatek completed, on Monday, her 32nd straight match without defeat in the round of 16 against China’s Qinwen Zheng. However, she was a little shaken up: she lost a set in this match (the first), while she remained on 20 sets won in her last tournaments (in Stuttgart, Romme and Paris).
This Wednesday’s night session will be reserved for two Nordic “firsts”: Denmark’s Holger Rune and Norway’s Casper Ruud will face off in what will be their first respective quarter-finals in a Grand Slam tournament. It is also the first time that a Dane and a Norwegian have reached this stage at Roland-Garros.
From 12 p.m.
Veronika Kudermetova (Russia/n° 29) – Daria Kasatkina (Russia/n° 20)
Iga Swiatek (Poland/n° 1) – Jessica Pegula (USA/n° 11)
Andrey Rublev (RUS/n° 7) – Marin Cilic (CRO/n° 20)
Not before 8:45 p.m.
Casper Ruud (Norway/n° 8) – Holger Rune (Denmark)