Holger Rune shocks Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach French Open quarter-finals


  • Brash teenager beats fourth seed 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Second seed Daniil Medvedev loses heavily to Marin Cilic

At a time when the established group of younger men’s players should be making their move, an even newer generation has emerged doing everything in their power to stop them.

Holger Rune caused the biggest upset of the men’s draw so far as the 19-year-old outplayed Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach a grand slam quarter-final for the first time in his career on his French Open debut. In the process the bottom half of the men’s draw has swung wide open. Tsitsipas, last year’s finalist and the fourth seed, had been the favourite to return to the final.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Roland Garros
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