French Open Live, Day 8: Highlights and as it happened

Rafael Nadal went through to the quarter final of the French Open by beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Nadal is yet to lose a set in the tournament and is chasing a record extending 10th title.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 4, 2017 9:04:03 pm
Rafael Nadal has been in imperious form so fat at Rolland Garros. (Source: AP)

After a washed out Saturday evening, Rolland Garros had to play catch-up as the previous day’s quota of matches were finished on Day 8. Rafael Nadal continued his rampaging run in the tournament as he trounced compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. The Spaniard is yet to lose a set in the entire tournament and is in ominous form as he chases his 10th title at the French Open. Defending champion Garbine Muguruza was knocked out by Kristina Mladenovic while Gael Monfils and Stan Wawrinka will face each other in the quarter-final. Kei Nishikori also overcame Korean Hyeon Chung in the first all-Asian meeting in the tournament.

French Open 2017, Day 8 highlights: 

1449 hrs IST: Wozniacki led 40-15 in the opening game but stretched by Kuznetsova all the way. In the end, though, the Dane holds through and goes 1-0 up

1440 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of French Open from Paris. It is Sunday and Day 8. Plenty of good looking matches on offer and some matches to be finished after play was washed off last evening. But first up there is Kuznetsova vs Wozniacki, Svitolina vs Linette, Witthoeft vs Pliskova; Chung and Nishikori, Isner vs Khachanov to resume

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