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Published Time: 03.06.2024 - 03:13:18 Modified Time: 03.06.2024 - 03:13:18

Earlier, Leylah Fernandez of Laval, Que., and New Zealand's Erin Routliffe posted a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over the Chinese tandem of Xinyu Jiang and Hanyu Gao. The ninth seeds will next face Japan's Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya. Alcaraz


Alcaraz has won three straight matches against Auger-Aliassime to tie their career series at 3-3.

The Spaniard will next face ninth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarterfinals.

Auger-Aliassime, seeded 21st at Roland Garros, was the last Canadian active in the singles draws.

He tied his best performance at the clay-court Grand Slam. Auger-Aliassime also made it to the round of 16 in 2022 before losing to another highly ranked Spaniard in Rafael Nadal.

Earlier, Leylah Fernandez of Laval, Que., and New Zealand's Erin Routliffe posted a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over the Chinese tandem of Xinyu Jiang and Hanyu Gao. The ninth seeds will next face Japan's Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya.

Defending champion Iga Swiatek swept into the quarterfinals at Roland Garros in just 40 minutes after a crushing 6-0, 6-0 win against Anastasia Potapova.

U.S. Open champion Coco Gauff took only 60 minutes to rout unseeded Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto 6-1, 6-2.

The 20-year-old American looked set for an even quicker victory when she led 5-0, but Cocciaretto fought back, getting a hearty cheer from the crowd after winning the next game.

Swiatek won 48-10 in points without even facing a game point against her. The match ended when Potapova hit a forehand into the net on the first match point.

"I was just really focused and in the zone," Swiatek said. "It went pretty quickly, pretty weird."

Their match started at around 11 a.m. on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Swiatek remains on course for her third consecutive French Open title and fourth overall. The top-ranked Pole plays Wimbleon champion Marketa Vondrousova after the fifth-seeded Czech beat unseeded Serb Olga Danilovic 6-4, 6-2.

Gauff faces either No. 8-seeded Ons Jabeur or unseeded Clara Tauson.

With files from The

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