Mladenovic reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time. Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.
Halep improved her career record against Suarez Navarro to 7-5. Halep established her credentials to become the newest French Open champion with a blistering victory over Carla Suarez-Navarro of Spain to reach the quarterfinals. So right now you have an opportunity to change things. Svitolina said she had panicked after experiencing shooting pain in her back 30 minutes before the match.
The Japanese star recovered from a awful start to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in the French Open fourth round to reach a seventh Grand Slam quarter-final. After experiencing a five-set thriller in the third round dalayed by the rain, the eighth-seeded Nishikori regrouped himself and came back from one set down to see off Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.
Wenger signed a two-year contract extension at the club last week and Giroud was keen to end any speculation over his future with uncertain contract situations for Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil . The Nigeria global told The Sun: "I'm backing Arsene Wenger to win the league title at Arsenal again". "We'd run through brick walls for the boss".
But it was a familiar story at the front, with Ferrari's Sebastian stretching his championship lead over Hamilton to 25 points after a comfortable win. "It is how it goes sometimes: we now go to the next race to do better". Vettel leapfrogged Raikkonen to claim his second Monaco Grand Prix victory and build a 25-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' championship.
The Wales global was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . I'm very happy - an wonderful season, we've won trophies. "The 12th for the insatiable", read a wraparound cover on AS, which hailed the decisive Cristiano Ronaldo as the most valuable player of Saturday's final and said he was "a step away from his fifth Ballon d'Or".