Roland-Garros – Brilliant Gauff, Fernandez-Trevisan in the quarters, Stephens .. #RolandGarros #Gauff #Fernandez #FrenchOpen # RG22

Beginning of the round of 16 at Roland Garros this Sunday. With all the big headliners removed, there is a golden opportunity for all these girls. Leila Fernández, No. 17 seed, is the best ranked player in this part of the table. Opening the Chatrier, the Canadian faced off Amanda Anisimova and dominated the American in three sets (6-3, 4-6, 6-3) just before the clash between Cori Gauff i Elise Mertens, won by the 18-year-old (6-4, 6-0). The first meeting in Suzanne-Lenglen court would be opposed Martina Trevisan at Aliaksandra Sasnovich. The Italian reached the quarterfinals at Roland for the second time in her career after beating the Belarusian 7-6 (10), 7-5 in a close match. Jil Teichmann i Sloane Stephens they will face in the 4th rotation on this same track.

Elise Mertens before the 8th this Sunday

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Gauff has Mertens and Teichmann-Stephens to follow

The other shock of the day was this opposite Elise Mertens at Cori Gauff. Increasingly comfortable on clay, the American suffocated the Belgian on the return leg to win 6-4, 6-0 in 1:26 and find the quarterfinals in Paris, her second here. After a disputed first round, the 18-year-old dominated the second from start to finish. more experienced, choirs he has the ambition to lift his first Grand Slam and looks on track to at least reach the final. The Leuven native stops in the eighth, as in 2018 against Simona Halep. In the last Lenglen rotation, Jil Teichmann i Sloane Stephensfail of Diane Parrywill try to unite Gauff. Reaching 24th place in the world, the Swiss will leave this tour on the ground. Already very efficient Madrid i Rome, Teichmann, 24, is on the rise and will play his first eighth Grand Slam. The American is making her seventh appearance in this phase of the competition in ten appearances Paris.

Fernández joins Trevisan in the quarterfinals

If there really isn’t a favorite of the players who are still in contention on this side, Amanda Anisimova He was certainly one of the most likely to reach the final. After a long journey through the desert due to the death of her father, the 20-year-old American had regained her motivation and her best level of play. Semi-finalist in Paris in 2019, she had a difficult mission against Leila Fernández. Brilliant since the beginning of the fortnight and often supported by the public, the winner of Roland-Garros Junior 2019 it feels good. Two months ago, his first opposition ended with the abandonment ofAnisimova. This time, the American went to the end but could not resist the coincidence of the 18th in the world. After two days where each of the players had their highlight, the third set was in favor of the finalist of the last. US Open. Final score: 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 and first quarter for the 19-year-old. The Canadian will have a wonderful opportunity as she will challenge Martina Trevisan59th in the world and first placeAliaksandra Sasnovich (47th) this Saturday after an undecided match in two sets 7-6 (10), 7-5.

Results and program this Sunday at Roland-Garros:

Cort Philippe Chatrier

From 12 h.

[17] Leylah Fernandez (CAN) – [27] Amanda Anisimova (USA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

[18] Cori Gauff (USA) – [31] Elise Mertens (BEL) 6-4, 6-0

Court Suzanne Lenglen

From 11 a.m.

Martina Trevisan (ITA) – Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6 (10), 7-5

[23] Jil Teichmann (SUI) – Sloane Stephens (USA)

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