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Patna : Fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, 22, Greece, and 13th seed Andrey Rublev, 22, Russia, enter the French Open quarter-finals on October 5, 2020, evening. They will clash in the QFs on October 7, 2020.
Tsitsipas beat 18th seed Grigor Dimitrov, 29, Bulgaria, in straight sets 6-3, 7-6, 6-2 in 4th round at Philipp-Chatrier court, Roland Garros, Paris, France, on October 5, 2020, winning three break points besides 5 games in a row in the match.Tsitsipas, in all, won 115 points in the match to 90 by the Bulgarian. The Greek served 3 Aces in the match to 1 by Dimitrov, who committed 4 double faults.
Rublev beat unseeded Marton Fucsovics, 28, Hungary, in four-sets 6-7, 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 in 4th round at Suzanne-Lenglen court at Roland Garros, Paris, France, on October 5, 2020, coming back from one set down. Rublev, the US qjuarter-finalist, won 7 break points in the match to 5 by Fucsovics, who had stunned 4th seed Daniil Medvedev, 24, Russia, in first round. The Hungarian committed 5 double faults to 3 by Rublev. Rublev, in all, won 168 points in the match to 151 by Fucsovics. The Russian won 5 games in a row to 3 by the Hungarian.