Serena Williams, Djokovic Make Quarter-Finals In French OpenLatest News, Sports Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
…Djokovic Hits First $100m Prize
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic have finally made it through to the quarter-finals at the French Open.
With his victory over Spanish Roberto Bautista Agut and entry into the quarter-finals of the ongoing open, Djokovic’s had distinguished himself as the first man to break the $100m mark in prize money.
Williams in a fast pace defeated her Ukraine’s opponent, Elina Svitolina 6-1 6-1 in their fourth-round match which was delayed by downpour.
Djokovic on his own, completed a 3-6 6-4 6-1 7-5 win over Agut, having resumed in the third set.
Following the knock games, Andy Murray is now scheduled to take on France’s Richard Gasquet in the first of the men’s quarter-finals.
Similarly, Belgian 12th seed David Goffin completed the fourth round by beating Ernests Gulbis 4-6 6-2 6-2 6-3, and he will now face Austria’s 13th seed Dominic Thiem, who beat Marcel Granollers 6-2 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 6-4.
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