The French Open 2017 Live Stream kicks off on Tuesday, June 5.Stade Roland Garros, Paris.Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are back in action today in Paris as they continue their charge to the finals. French Open 2017 Live Streaming Watch Roland Garros Final, Online Free TV On Your Ipad,Iphones,Mac,Tablet,PC or any Devices From Any Where Watch,HD-CoverageBoth players are on course to meet in the semi finals of the French Open but first they must win today’s games which will secure their places in the quarter finals.
It was a surprise for me,” Agassi tells Pat Cash for CNN’s Open Court of his appointment, which Djokovic had been mulling over for weeks. Since retiring in 2006, the Las Vegas native has been heavily involved in several charities, while mostly staying out of the limelight. “I did say no a couple of times,” Agassi admits, while explaining Graf’s perseverance. “She said ‘Gosh, I hear you talking to (Djokovic), and I hear you talking about him. Why don’t you go spend a little time and get to know him?’
The second seed needed three hours, 15 minutes against a persistent Argentinian. Djokovic finally found the edge as he broke early in the fifth set and ran away with the victory.“Before the match I felt well, I was optimistic and I had played two good matches [this week],” Djokovic said. “I expected a difficult match with a lot of baseline exchanges, so congratulations for a big battle to Diego. He played really well.”
“So, either she wants me out of the house, or she really cares and knows me.”Djokovic has reached the round of 16 in Paris for the eighth consecutive year.
He overcame a few tense moments to avoid becoming the first defending champion since Juan Carlos Ferrero in 2004 to lose prior to the Paris fourth round.
Rafael Nadal, meanwhile, produced one of the most lopsided wins of his clay career, with the nine-time French Open winner crushing Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-0, 6-1, 6-0.
The rout lasted just over 90 minutes as the Spaniard bears down on a possible record 10th title at Roland Garros.
Battle of attrition: Novak Djokovic won his third round clash with Diego Schwartzman in five sets.
Battle of attrition: Novak Djokovic won his third round clash with Diego Schwartzman in five sets. Photo: Clive Brunskill
Nadal was untouchable against the outclassed No. 63. Basilashvili did not score a point until the 12th game and produced 34 unforced errors while winning just 36 points.
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The match was the 100th over five sets on clay for Nadal, and improved his record over the full-match distance to 98-2.
Untouchable: Rafael Nadal
Untouchable: Rafael Nadal Photo: Clive Brunskill
His only losses came in Paris. Nadal stands 385-35 on clay over his career and a comfortable 20-1 on the surface this season.
“I played well from the start, with lots of winners, good intensity and few errors,” Nadal said.
Garbine Muguruza celebrates her win over Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva.
Garbine Muguruza celebrates her win over Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva. Photo: PETR DAVID JOSEK
“In the beginning of the match he was not playing bad, and I was able to produce winners, to play with no mistakes. I had very high intensity in all the shots; it was a great match for me.”
Two matches ended with retirements.Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-1, 1-0 when the Spaniard retired with a left thigh problem. Argentinian Horacio Zeballos advanced when Belgian 10th seed David Goffin was unable to go on, trailing 4-5 after hurting his right ankle as he tripped on a court tarp cover.
Raonic, no stranger to injury retirements himself, was relieved to go through.“I’ll take it when I can have it,” he said. “I’ve played a lot over the last weeks. I’m playing well. I’m happy with the way I was able to start today. I think I have made good progress in getting better and better each match.”
Sixth seed Dominic Thiem continued his easy passage through the draw, beating Steve Johnson 6-1, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3. Spain’s Pablo Carreno upset 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.
Women’s holder Garbine Muguruza continued the improvement of her clay game by reaching the second week of the Paris major for the fourth time in her career.
Muguruza booked her spot in the fourth round with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Yulia Putintseva, a 2016 quarterfinalist. Muguruza now stands 19-3 at Roland Garros.
Muguruza was caught out in the opening set as Putintseva took a 3-1 lead before clawing back to 5-5 and serving out the set.
Muguruza broke to start the second set as she took control with three backhand winners. She clinched the win with an ace and next faces French 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic, who came from 2-5 down in the final set to beat Shelby Rogers of the United States 7-5, 4-6, 8-6.
“The toughest victories give you self-confidence, a successful feeling out there,” Muguruza said. “I’m happy I went out there without kind of fear. I wanted the match. I tried to just do what I had to do and keep that during the whole match.”
Russian eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova beat China’s Zhang Shuai 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 7-5.
French 13th-seeded hope Kristina Mladenovic stopped Shelby Rogers 7-5, 4-6, 8-6. Former finalist Samantha Stosur extended a Paris run of form, beating Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-2, 6-2.
Despite a poor start against Argentinian Diego Schwartzman, Novak Djokovic will be advancing to the Round of 16 at the French Open.
Djokovic had 55 unforced errors in the match and went down two sets to one before storming back. Ultimately the sets went 5-7 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-1.
The Serbian also picked up a conduct warning from umpire Carlos Ramos.
Djokovic expressed frustration throughout the entire match. After he struggled in the first set, picking up 21 errors and losing a 4-1 lead, he seemed to settle down and find a groove in the second, easily winning 6-3.
However, in the third set, Schwartzman played alongside Djokovic on every stroke, ultimately claiming a two to one set lead.
Djokovic dropped the hammer in the next two sets, visibly agitated. He continued to chirp with Ramos, who issued him a second warning for unsportsmanlike play to complement a warning for slow play earlier in the same game. Djokovic took 12 of the next 14 games to bury the match.
Djokovic’s opponent for the Round of 16 has not yet been set, but it will be interesting to see if they see this performance as a crack in the armor.
On the women’s side, with her pregnant sister Serena in attendance, Venus Williams handily defeated Elise Mertens 6-3 6-1 to advance to the fourth round of the women’s bracket. Another win would net Williams a draw in the quarterfinals. This would mark her first appearance in the quarterfinals at The Open since 2006.