French wildcard Hugo Gaston defeated 16th seed Stan Wawrinka in five sets to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open. The world number 239, who is now in the last-16 of a Grand Slam, said, “I think was more myself. My opponent played well all the match. He went for it I think. I wasn’t as aggressive as I started the first set.” The 20-year-old described his defeat as “fantasmic”. “The match was fantastic. It was
-200 tennis player Sebastian Korda has a cat named after Spanish world number two Rafael Nadal, who is the son of 1998 Australian Open champion Andre Agassi. The Spaniard defeated Spain’s Pedro Martinez Portero in four sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Menzil Open on Tuesday night. A spanish feline named Rafa was also unveiled and will be used for future tournaments. Notably, there have been no French Open matches this year.