Ons Jabeur, Beatriz Haddad Maia into French Open quarters


Bernarda Pera couldn’t win a single sport on her serve on Monday as she was swept apart in straight units within the fourth spherical of the French Open.

Going through seventh-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia, the unseeded American was damaged eight instances on Court docket Philippe Chatrier and misplaced 6-3, 6-1. Jabeur received 15 of 16 factors on Pera’s second serve.

Backhand magic: Ons Jabeur in full flight against Bernarda Pera.

Backhand magic: Ons Jabeur in full flight in opposition to Bernarda Pera.Credit score: Getty Pictures

Jabeur, the runner-up at Wimbledon final yr, superior to the quarter-finals at Roland-Garros for the primary time in her profession, in doing so turning into the primary African participant to achieve the quarters at every of the 4 majors within the Open period.

Jabeur additionally struggled along with her serve however managed to avoid wasting eight of the 12 break factors she confronted.

Pera regarded annoyed and tried to shorten rallies, however the technique didn’t work. She ended up making 33 unforced errors in whole.

It was harder going for 14th seed Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia, who took three units to defeat Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 7-5.

Later Monday, top-seeded Iga Swiatek will face Lesia Tsurenko, whereas Coco Gauff takes on Anna Karolina Schmiedlova.

Within the males’s draw, fourth seed Casper Ruud is up in opposition to Nicolas Jarry, Holger Rune performs Francisco Cerundolo, whereas Yoshihito performs Tomas Martin Etcheverry, and Alexander Zverev faces Grigor Dimitrov.

AP, Reuters

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