The quarterfinal crosses of the men’s team were defined in the French Open and in them there is a large presence of the Top 10 of the ATP ranking: seven of the eight players who will go for their place in the semifinals are part of the select group of ten World’s greatest.
Novak Djokovic (1st) beat Lorenzo Musetti in a roller coaster-style match and will face off with a rested Matteo Berrettini (9th), who passed the round before the retirement of Roger Federer. The big favorite Rafael Nadal (3rd) He outwitted young Jannik Sinner with great talent and is still in the running for the title defense. His rival will be the same one from last year’s semifinals: Diego Schwartzman (10th), executioner of the German Jan-Lennard Struff.
On the other side of the painting is Daniil Medvedev (2nd). The Russian won his first victory at Roland Garros in this edition and is now in the quarterfinals. Your opponent will be Stefanos Tsitsipas (5th), that comes from beating Pablo Carreño Busta. Another that stomps and is a candidate to reach the definition is Alexander Zverev (6th), who beat a former Top 4 such as Kei Nishikori and will face the only player from the top eight of the tournament who is not part of the Top 10 in the world, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (46th).
It is the first time that seven of the eight French Open quarter-finalists are among the top ten players in the world since 2017. At that time it was Andy Murray (1st), Novak Djokovic (2nd), Stanislas Wawrinka (3rd), Rafael Nadal (4th), Dominic Thiem (7th), Marin Cilic (8th) and Kei Nishikori (9th). °), the exception being Pablo Carreño Busta (21 °). The champion? Of course, the one in Manacor.