Roger Federer was able to dish out an amazing performance for the audience on the Court Suzanne Lenglen during his career’s 400th Grand Slam match as he managed to reach the 4th round of the French Open on Friday.
Since his return at the Roland Garros, Federer is yet to drop a set as he pushed his Norwegian opponent Casper Ruud to his limits by defeating him by 6-3, 6-1 and 7-6 to make it t9ot he 4th round of the tournament.
Following this win, the Federer, who is making his first return to the tournament since past 4 years, will play against the winner of the match between Leonardo Mayer and Nicolas Mahut.
In other matches of the day, the Japanese star player Kei Nishikori had to gain a victory over Laslo Djere by 6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 4-6 and 8-6 in 4 hours long match.
Nishikori was belt o improve his record to 22-6 by winning his seventh 5-set match in a row as he made it to the last 16 of the French Open for the 5th year in a row at Roland Garros.
In an unexpected match, the unseeded player Martin Klizan was able to oust the veteran player Lucas Pouille by 7-6, 2-6, 3-6 and 9-7. Their match had to be stopped midway on Thursday due to fading light and was resumed on Friday. The unseeded Slovakian player will now face the 10th seed Russian player Karen Khachanov.
As for the Frenchman Benoit Paire, he gets a walkover to the quarterfinals after his Spanish opponent Pablo Carreno Busta retired due to injury.