Sasnovich dethrones another GS winner at the French Open, while Leylah Fernandez advances.

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Sasnovich dethrones another GS winner at the French Open, while Leylah Fernandez advances.

Sasnovich dethrones another GS winner at the French Open, while Leylah Fernandez advances.

Aliaksandra Sasnovich advanced to the fourth round of the French Open by defeating a Grand Slam winner for the second time in a row.

At Court Simonne Mathieu, the 47th-ranked Belarussian defeated three-time major winner Angelique Kerber 6-4, 7-6 (5).

In the second round, Sasnovich upset defending US Open winner Emma Raducanu.

She will next face Italian Martina Trevisan, whose greatest Grand Slam finish was a quarterfinal appearance at Roland Garros two years ago.

Coco Gauff advanced to the fourth round of the French Open after defeating Kaia Kanepi.

The youngest remaining woman in the draw, Gauff, 18, upset the oldest remaining woman, Kanepi, 36, 6-3, 6-4.

 

Gauff produced six aces and five double-faults versus her Estonian opponent’s 29 unforced mistakes. In her first three matches, the adolescent has not dropped a set.

Gauff’s next opponent is No. 31. Mertens, Elise

runner-up in the US Open For the first time, Leylah Fernandez has advanced to the fourth round of the French Open.

 

Fernandez, the 17th seed, broke Bencic in the 11th game of the final set and served out the victory.

Eugenie Bouchard’s semifinal appearance at the French Open in 2014 was the greatest finish for a Canadian woman.

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