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There could be a big star waiting for Sebastian Offner

There could be a big star waiting for Sebastian Offner

Matteo Arnaldi caused a major upset at the French Open on Friday on another rainy day in Paris.

The 23-year-old Italian easily defeated No. 6 seed Andrey Rublev of Russia in the third round 7:6 (6), 6:2, 6:4.

Then co-candidate Jannik Sinner confidently defeated Russian Pavel Kotov 6:4, 6:4, 6:4, and Carlos Alcaraz also achieved a victory with a score of 6:4, 7:6 (5), 6:3 over the United States of America. Sebastian Korda No problems.

The sinner is now against Ofner the Conqueror

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The second-seeded Italian will now face French national champion Corentin Moutet, who beat Sebastian Offner in four sets on the Suzanne-Lengelen Indoor Court.

There, ninth-seeded Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas previously defeated Chinese Zhang Zhichen 6:3, 6:3, 6:1 in just 1:34 hours. The Greek player will now face Arnaldi, who reached the round of 16 for the second time after the US Open last year.

Swiatek gives himself a birthday present

In the women's category, defending champion Iga Švetic rewarded herself with victory on her 23rd birthday. The Polish world number one confidently beat the Czech Marie Bouzkova with a score of 6:4 and 6:2 and is now in the round of 16, just like the American number three seed Coco Gauff.

The winner of the US Open beat Ukrainian Diana Yastremska 6:2, 6:4 and now somewhat surprisingly meets Italian Elisabetta Cocchiarito. Ludmila Samsonova (RUS-17) beat her 7:6 (4), 6:2.

Serbian qualifier Olga Danilović celebrated her sixth victory on home soil by narrowly winning in three sets over Croatian Donna Vekic. The opponent in the round of 16 is now Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova. The Czech Republic, seeded No. 5, defeated Frenchwoman Chloe Paquet 6:1, 6:3.

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Tunisian Ons Jabeur (8) also reached the top 16 with scores of 6:4 and 7:6 (5) against Canadian Laila Fernandez.

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