Roland Garros, super tie-break win for Holger Rune, Cerundolo knocked out

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Roland Garros, Holger Rune struggles more than expected, but makes it to the quarterfinals

The sixth player to advance to the quarterfinals of Roland Garros is Holger Rune. The Dane, after a marathon of more than four and a half hours, managed to overcome Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo in five sets with a score of 7-6 3-6 6-4 1-6 7-6.

The world number six struggled more than expected against the 24-year-old from Buenos Aires, managing to prevail only in the super tie-break of the fifth and decisive set with a score of 10-7. In the quarterfinals Holger Rune will face Casper Ruud, who overcame Chilean Nicolas Jerry in three sets ( 7-6 7-5 7-5).

At the men’s level, the Roland Garros roll of honor sees Rafa Nadal widely in the lead: the Spaniard, who was forced to forfeit for this edition, has won 14 times, the last of which was just last year, defeating Norway’s Casper Ruud in the final with a score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-0.

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