The final day of Round 4 matches in Paris where the second Grand Slam of the year is on. French Open 2018 Day 9 will see the top seed in men’s singles Rafael Nadal take action against Maximilian Marterer. Three other matches in men’s singles have been lined up. The 11th seed Diego Schwartzman will take action against sixth seed Kevin Anderson while World Third seed Marin Cilic will face Fabio Fognini. Another clash encounter will be played between the two giants as fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro vs ninth seed John Isner. In women’s comptetion Serena Williams will play against Maria Sharapova. In other matches top seed Simona Halep will face 16th seed, Elise Mertens. Former champion Garbine Muguruza will face Lesia Tsurenko while 12th seed Angelique Kerber will be up against Caroline Garcia. For live updates of French Open 2018, you can watch here, you can also download our Newsfolo app from Playstore, where you can get all the notifications related to French Open 2018.
French Open 2018 LIVE Commentary and Updates
7:10 pm IST- The Argentine was down two sets. Then began the comeback. He broke Anderson twice to stay in the match. He beats Kevin Anderson 1-6 2-6 7-5 7-6 6-2 to reach his first French Open quarters
7:00 PM IST- Nadal looks annoyed with himself as the temperatures rise to 25°C. But he manages to level it with the German Marterer to make it 4-4 in the third set
6:45 PM IST- Serena vs Sharapova next, for more updates, connect with us
Quel comeback du petit Argentin !
Mené 2 sets à 0, breaké dans le 3ème, Diego Schwartzman revient de très loin… Mais sa pugnacité a fait vaciller le Sud Africain Kevin Anderson en 5 sets
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 4, 2018
6:20 PM IST- A fine passing shot from Schwartzman and the Argentine is a game away from reaching the quarters. This after he was two sets down against Anderson. He leads Anderson 1-6 2-6 7-5 7-6 5-2
6:05 PM IST- Rafael Nadal in total control! He wins the second set 6-2 and is now a set away from moving into the quarter-final of French Open 2018. Top class tennis from him
6:00 PM IST- Kevin Anderson had to serve out the match but he is now facing a five-setter. Diego Schwartzman is now leading 6-5 in the fourth set after being down 3-5. Anderson leads 6-1 6-2 5-7 5-6
5:30 PM IST- Marterer broke Nadal to start the set but that was all. Nadal then found his rhythm and won the first set 6-3 and take the lead in the match
5:05 PM IST- Marterer may have begun on a good note but Nadal is too good for him. The Spaniard takes a 5-2 lead in the first set. In the other men’s singles game, Anderson is up 3-1 in the fourth set
4:55 PM IST- Rafael Nadal was troubled by the young Marterer but he keeps his cool and uses all his experience to win the fifth game. He leads Marterer 3-2 in the first set.
4:45 PM IST- Marterer made a break and then held his serve to go 2-0 up against Nadal in the first set but now Nadal is on board. He holds his serve and is 1-2 in first set
4:35 PM IST- Rafael Nadal is on the court for his match against Maximilian Marterer on Philippe-Coutier. Nadal is top-seed in this tournament while Marterer is ranked 22nd in the world.
Before Day 9, India’s Rohan Bopanna and France’s Eduard Roger-Veselin pair reached into the quarter-finals of the men’s doubles event of French Open 2018. The Indo-French pair defeated the top-seeded pair of El Kubot and M Melo 6-4, 7-6 in straight sets. Apart from this, Dominic Thim of Austria, performing brilliantly, defeated KE Nishikori of Japan, and out him from the second Grand Slam. Seventh Seed Thimm beat the 19th seed Nishikori 6-2, 6-0, 5-7, 6-4 in a match.