Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz returned to court at the start of the second week of the French Open with the start of the fourth round at Roland Garros.
Djokovic, the focus of fresh controversy in Paris, was pushed into a bruising battle against Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina but won in three sets to continue his bid for a 23rd Grand Slam title. The Serbian now faces top seed Juan Pablo Farias, who knocked out Hubert Hurkacz in the previous round.
Alcaraz was in prime form when the world number one took down Denis Schapovulf on Friday night and returned to Court Philippe Chatrier to take on Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti, who knocked out Cameron Norrie in straight sets. Djokovic and Alcaraz remain on a collision course at Roland Garros and just two wins away from securing their long-awaited first Grand Slam meeting.
The clash between world number two Aryna Sabalenka and former French Open finalist Sloane Stephens highlights Philippe Chatrier’s night session – making her the first women’s singles match to be selected for the final match of the day so far at this tournament, after the men’s five. singles relationships.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the eighth day of the French Open.
French Open Play Ranking – Sunday 4th June
Court of Philippe Chatrier
from 10:00 am
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs. Elise Mertens
Novak Djokovic vs Juan Pablo Farias
Carlos Alcaraz vs. Lorenzo Musetti
Not before 7:15 p.m
Sloane Stephens vs. Aryna Sabalenka
Cut by Suzanne Lenglen
from 10:00 am
Karen Khachanov vs. Lorenzo Sonego
Karolina Muchova vs Elena Avanesyan
Elena Svitolina vs. Daria Kasatkina
Not before 4:30 p.m
Sebastian Ofner vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas
For the full play ranking, click here
2023 French Open schedule
Sunday, June 4: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles – Round Four
Monday, June 5: Men’s Singles – Women’s Singles – Fourth Round
Tuesday, June 6: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals
Wednesday, June 7: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals
Thursday, June 8: Women’s Singles Semi-Final | Mixed doubles final
Friday, June 9: Men’s Singles – Semi-finals
Saturday 10 June: Women’s Singles Final | Men’s doubles final wheelchair end
Sunday, June 11: Men’s Singles Final | Women’s doubles final
How to watch the 2023 French Open
You can watch the French Open live on Eurosport in the UK. The event will be broadcast on Eurosport TV channels, or fans can tune in to Discovery+ broadcasts of the tournament, with the Entertainment and Sports pass available for £6.99 per month or £59.99 per year.
Watch every moment of Roland-Garros live and exclusively on YouTube Discover +Eurosport and Eurosport application
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