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The quarter-finals begin this Tuesday at Roland-Garros. The German Alexander Zverev has the opportunity to win his first semi-final at Roland Garros against the Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. The poster for the night session will see a top game between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev. Find the highlights of the day.
Last straight for Roland-Garros. This Tuesday, June 8 will be known the names of the first two qualified in the semi-finals for women and men. The day will end with a duel at the top between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev to reach the last four.
• Tamara Zidansek, first Slovenian to reach a Grand Slam semi-final
At 23, Slovenian Tamara Zidansek, 85th player in the world, qualified for her very first Grand Slam semi-final by defeating Spain’s Paula Badosa (35th) in three sets 7-5, 4-6 , 8-6.
Zidansek will face the Kazakhe Elena Rybakina (22nd) or the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (32nd), which must be decided in the afternoon on the Philippe-Chatrier court.
The Slovenian had never passed the second round in the Grand Slam before this 2021 edition of Roland-Garros. She is the first player from her country to reach a major semi-final.