How you can watch: 5 a.m. to six:30 p.m. Japanese time on the Tennis Channel, streaming on the Tennis Channel+.
With eight gamers remaining on all sides of the singles draw, two divergent narratives have taken form. Six girls might be making their first quarterfinal look in a significant occasion, a file for the Open period. On the boys’s aspect, there might be just one first-timer, and there might be seven gamers within the high 10. In both case, although, all sides is bound to have at the least one first-time French Open finalist.
Listed below are some matches to keep watch over.
Due to the variety of matches biking by way of courts, the instances for particular person matchups are estimates and will fluctuate based mostly on when earlier play is accomplished. All instances are Japanese.
Court docket PhilipPe-Chatrier | 6 a.m.
Paula Badosa vs. Tamara Zidansek
Paula Badosa, the thirty third seed, defeated the twentieth seed, Marketa Vondrousova, in a three-set fourth-round match to achieve her first Grand Slam quarterfinal. Badosa, a 23-year-old Spaniard, had loads of winners, however extra typically she was forcing errors out of her opponent.
Tamara Zidansek, a 23-year-old Slovenian who ranked No. 85, upset the No. 6 seed Bianca Andreescu within the first spherical to file her first main-draw victory at Roland Garros. Zidansek had tight matches within the third and fourth rounds, and Badosa will pose a tricky check for a participant who has carried out close to her peak at this event.
Court docket Phillipe-Chatrier | 8 a.m.
Elena Rybakina vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia, a doubles crew that has superior to a Wednesday quarterfinal, will oppose one another in a singles quarterfinal the day earlier than.
Rybakina, the twenty first seed, powered previous Serena Williams on Sunday for a straight-sets win that put her in her first Grand Slam singles quarterfinal. The 21-year-old has discovered success totally on hardcourts previously, however she has used flat baseline pictures to push opponents across the clay courts of Roland Garros.
Pavlyuchenkova, the thirty first seed, upset two Belarusian gamers, Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka, in three-set matches on her option to the quarterfinals. Pavlyuchenkova, 29, gained two junior Grand Slam titles, however she has by no means superior previous the quarterfinals of a significant occasion. On Tuesday, in her seventh try, she has to hope that her expertise will let her outlast her doubles companion.
Court docket PhilipPe-Chatrier | 10 a.m.
Alexander Zverev vs. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Alexander Zverev, the sixth seed, began the event by dropping the primary two units relatively shortly earlier than clawing again and shedding solely 4 extra video games on his option to victory. The 24-year-old German then gained every of the subsequent matches in straight units, however he regarded convincing solely in his fourth-round dismantling of Kei Nishikori. With two earlier French Open quarterfinals below his belt, Zverev might be hoping to attract on his expertise.
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, ranked No. 46, has reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal after a grueling gauntlet of matches. The 22-year-old Spaniard went to 5 units in his second- and third-round matches, and 4 units in his round-of-16 slog in opposition to Federico Delbonis. Fokina’s aggressive fashion has put opponents on shaky floor, and it will likely be fascinating to see if he can unsettle a top-10 participant with that strategy.
Court docket PhilipPe-Chatrier | 3 p.m.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Daniil Medvedev
Stefanos Tsitsipas, the fifth seed, has misplaced just one set to this point, within the third spherical in opposition to the hard-serving John Isner. The 22-year-old Greek has reached three main semifinals, together with on the French Open final yr.
Daniil Medvedev, the second seed, was knocked out within the first spherical of the French Open in every of the previous 4 years, however he has misplaced just one set on the way in which to the quarterfinals. The 25-year-old Russian seems to have made peace along with his least favourite floor, leaning into the strengths that make him such a fearsome opponent on arduous courts.
Though Medvedev has gained six of his earlier seven matches on tour in opposition to Tsitsipas, solely a kind of matches was on clay, the place Tsitsipas is usually favored. The quarterfinal between these two younger stars needs to be stuffed with shifting dynamics as a result of Medvedev and Tsitsipas are inclined to spar with the number of their pictures relatively than attempt to overpower one another.
Listed below are a number of extra matches to keep watch over.
Karolina Pliskova/Kristyna Pliskova vs. Katerina Siniakova/Barbora Krejcikova; Court docket Simonne-Mathieu, 6 a.m.
Wesley Koolhof/Demi Schuurs vs. Aslan Karatsev/Elena Vesnina; Court docket Simonne-Mathieu, 10 a.m.