3 American Women Hope for Upsets Monday in France

3 American Women Hope for Upsets Monday in France

Sunday’s singles action finished in France with Agnieszka Radwanska defeating Ana Ivanovic 6-2, 6-4 after Roger Federer escaped. On Monday three American women will try to join favorite Serena Williams in the Quarterfinals, but all are underdogs. They can take heart from the upset win by Svetlana Kuznetsova (unseeded) on the woman’s side and 32-seed Tommy Robredo on the men’s side.

Women’s Player 1 Cou Seed Round of 16 Result Women’s Player 2 Cou Seed
Svetlana Kuznetsova RUS u 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 Angelique Kerber GER 8
Serena Williams USA 1 6-1, 6-3 Roberta Vinci ITA 15
Sara Errani ITA 5 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 Carla Suarez Navarro ESP 20
Agnieszka Radwanska POL 4 6-2, 6-4 Ana Ivanovic SRB 14
Victoria Azarenka (Fav) BLR 3 Monday 1st on court Francesca Schiavone ITA u
Maria Kirilenko (Fav) RUS 12 Monday 2nd on court Bethanie Mattek-Sands USA u
Jelena Jankovic (Fav) SRB 18 Monday 4th on court Jamie Hampton USA u
Maria Sharapova (Fav) RUS 2 Monday 4th on court Sloane Stephens USA 17

Here is the men’s Round of 16, with the first four matches completed Sunday and the last four scheduled for Monday. While start times depend on the length of previous games, note that two men’s matches are scheduled third on respective courts, both to be followed by women’s matches.

Men’s Winner/Favorite Cou Seed Round of 16 Result Men’s Loser/Underdog Cou Seed
David Ferrer ESP 4 6-3, 6-1, 6-1 Kevin Anderson RSA 23
Tommy Robredo ESP 32 6-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 Nicolas Almagro ESP 11
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga FRA 6 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 Viktor Troicki SRB u
Roger Federer SUI 2 6-1,4-6,6-2,2-6,6-3 Gilles Simon FRA 15
Tommy Haas (Fav) GER 12 Monday 1st on court Mikhail Youzhny RUS 29
Novak Djokovic (Fav) SRB 1 Monday 2nd on court Philipp Kohlschreiber GER 16
Rafael Nadal (Fav) ESP 3 Monday 3rd on court Kei Nishikori JPN 13
Stanislas Wawrinka (Fav) SUI 9 Monday 3rd on court Richard Gasquet FRA 7


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