Nadal, Djokovic can set up French Open semifinal showdown


AP

2:57 p.m. ET June 5, 2017

A quick look at the French Open:

MEN’S RESULTS MONDAY

Fourth round: No. 1 Andy Murray beat Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4; No. 3 Stan Wawrinka beat No. 15 Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2; No. 7 Marin Cilic beat Kevin Anderson 6-3, 3-0, retired (left hamstring); No. 8 Kei Nishikori beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.

WOMEN’S RESULTS MONDAY

Fourth round: No. 2 Karolina Pliskova beat Veronica Cepede Royg 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; No. 3 Simona Halep beat No. 21 Carla Suarez Navarro 6-1, 6-1; No. 5 Elina Svitolina beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5; No. 28 Caroline Garcia beat Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4.

STAT OF THE DAY

20 of 24 — That was the run of points won by Svitolina to end her comeback victory after trailing 5-2 in the third set and serving at love-30.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Actually, I’m very bad with the memories. I don’t even know if I (won) or lost. I won?” — Nishikori, when asked what he remembers from his match against upcoming opponent Murray in the U.S. Open quarterfinals in September. (For the record, Nishikori won in five sets.)

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