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French Open 2021 Day 7 Live Updates: Tennis' Big Three in Eye Last 16 Stages; Iga Swiatek Faces Anett Kontaveit

French Open 2021 Day 7 HIGHLIGHTS: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek marched on while Roger Federer is in action in the night session.

News18.com | June 06, 2021, 00:09 IST

French Open 2021 Day 7 HIGHLIGHTS: Roger Federer plays at 12.30am IST. Coco Gauff gets a walkover from Jennifer Brady after winning the first set 6-1. Maria Sakkari wins an absolute marathon as she beats higher-ranked Elise Mertens 7-5, 6-7(2), 6-2 to make the Round of 16 for the first time. Rafael Nadal made the Round of 16 for the 16th time in his career with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 win over Cam Norrie. Iga Swiatek marched on in her title defence as she beat Anett Kontaveit 7-6(4), 6-0. Novak Djokovic reached the Round of 16 with an easy win over Ricardas Berankis. Elina Svitolina was knocked out aftera  straght sets loss to Czech Barbora Krejcikova. Diego Schwartzman dismantled Philipp Kohlschreiber while Sloane Stephens beat Karolina Muchova.

Here are the matches that are scheduled to take place on Day 7 of the second Grand Slam tournament of the year:

Jun 06, 2021 00:09 (IST)

Roger Federer's match starts at 12.30am IST!

Jun 05, 2021 22:46 (IST)

Coco Gauff won the first set 6-1 before she gets a walkover from Jennifer Brady.

Jun 05, 2021 22:44 (IST)

WHAT A BATTLE! Maria Sakkari wins an absolute marathon as she beats higher-ranked Elise Mertens 7-5, 6-7(2), 6-2 to make the Round of 16 for the first time.

Sakkari will be up against Sofia Kenin in the next round.

Jun 05, 2021 22:33 (IST)

Coco Gauff is on fire. She is up against higher-seeded Jennifer Brady but has taken the first set 6-1.

Meanwhile, Maria Sakkari has found her mojo in the third set and is close to beating Elise Mertens.

Jun 05, 2021 22:00 (IST)

Ons Jabeur comes from behind to beat Magda Linette 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 and make the French Open last 16.

Jun 05, 2021 21:45 (IST)

Rafael Nadal entered the French Open last 16 after a strong 6-3, 6-3 win over Cam Norrie. This is the 16th time that Nadal has made it to this stage at Roland Garros.

Jun 05, 2021 21:13 (IST)

Iga Swiatek put aside the early struggles of the match and made the Round of 16 in a dominating fashion. She beat Anett Kontaveit 7-6(4), 6-0.

Jun 05, 2021 21:11 (IST)
French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic Creates History as He Eases into Last 16

French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic became the first man to make the last 16 for 12 consecutive years as he set up a match-up against Lorenzo Musetti.

Jun 05, 2021 20:47 (IST)

After being a break down in the first set, defending champion Iga Swiatek takes it in tiebreak.

Jun 05, 2021 20:12 (IST)
Curfew Gives French Open Headache over Big Matches in Night Sessions

French Open 2021 is showing top matches in their newly-introduced night sessions as part of a new broadcasting deal but nationwide curfew means they are being played with empty stands.

Jun 05, 2021 20:12 (IST)

Defending champion Iga Swiatek, on the other hand, is down a break in the first set against Anett Kontaveit.

Jun 05, 2021 20:11 (IST)

Rafael Nadal takes the first set against Cam Norrie 6-3. Very clinical from the French Open champion!

Jun 05, 2021 19:33 (IST)
French Open 2021: 19-year-old Lorenzo Musetti Makes Round of 16 on Grand Slam Debut

French Open 2021: Lorenzo Musetti defeated Marco Cecchinato in a thrilling five-setter to make the last 16 on his Grand Slam debut.

Jun 05, 2021 19:29 (IST)

Rafael Nadal is out at Court Suzanne Lenglen for his third round match against Cam Norrie.

Jun 05, 2021 19:27 (IST)

Novak Djokovic had a very easy outing in the third round as he comfortably beat Ricardas Berankis 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 to make the last 16. He is the first player to reach the Round of 16 for 12 consecutive years.

Jun 05, 2021 19:25 (IST)

Jan-Lennard Struff made the last 16 of the French Open for the second time with a 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-2 win over exciting 18-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz.

Jun 05, 2021 19:17 (IST)

Sofia Kenin came from behind to beat compatriot Jessica Pegula 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Jun 05, 2021 18:54 (IST)
French Open 2021: Elina Svitolina Knocked Out After Loss to Czech Barbora Krejcikova

French Open 2021: Elina Svitolina joined a host of seeded players out of the tournament.

Jun 05, 2021 18:37 (IST)

Novak Djokovic is currently in action at the Philippe Chatrier while Sofia Kenin is playing at Court Suzanne Lenglen. Nadal will be on the Court Suzanne Lenglen after Kenin's match got over.

Jun 05, 2021 17:27 (IST)

Elina Svitolina was knocked out of the French Open after a 3-6, 2-6 loss to Czech Barbora Krejcikova. Svitolina was troubled by the Czech throughout the match and could never asset any sort of dominance.

Jun 05, 2021 16:59 (IST)

Sloane Stephens beat Karolina Muchova 6-3, 7-5

Diego Schwartzman eased past Kohlschreiber 6-4, 6-2, 6-1

Jun 05, 2021 15:45 (IST)

MATCHES CURRENTLY ON

Men's Singles: Marco Cecchinato vs Lorenzo Musetti, Diego Schwartzman vs Philipp Kohlschreiber

Women's Singles: Barbora Krejcikova vs Elina Svitolina, Sloane Stephens vs Karolina Muchova

Jun 05, 2021 14:15 (IST)

Here's a list of key matches that are scheduled to be played today

Jun 05, 2021 14:07 (IST)

Order of Play, Day 7

COURT PHILIPPE-CHATRIER

  Barbora Krejcikova v Elina Svitolina
  Novak Djokovic v Ricardas Berankis
  Anett Kontaveit v Iga Swiatek
  Dominik Koepfer v Roger Federer

COURT SUZANNE-LENGLEN

Diego Schwartzmann v Philipp Kohlschreiber
Sofia Kenin v Jessica Pegula
Rafael Nadal v Cameron Norrie
Coco Gauff v Jennifer Brady

COURT SIMONNE-MATHIEU

Sloane Stephens v Karolina Muchova
Carlos Alcaraz v Jan-Lennard Struff
Maria Sakkari v Elise Mertens
Matteo Berrettini v Soon-woo Kwon

Court 14

Shuko Aoyama/Ena Shibahara v Irina Begu/Nadia Podoroska
Jan SInner v Mikael Ymer
Magda Linette v Ons Jabeur
Caroline Garcia/Nicolas Mahut v Nicole Melichar/Ranjeev Ram

Court 7

Marco Cecchinato v Lorenzo Musetti
Marta Kostyuk v Varvara Gracheva
Karolina Pliskova /Kristyna Pliskova v Monica Niculescu/Jelena Ostapenko
Barbora Krejcikova and Filip Polasek v Alize Cornet and Edouard Roger-Vasselin

Jun 05, 2021 14:06 (IST)

Hello and welcome to News18 Sports' live blog on the seventh day of the French Open 2021 in Paris. Reigning of both men's and women's division, Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek will be in action today. While Nadal face fellow left-hander Cameron Norrie, Swiatek meanwhile faces a tough opponent in the form of Anett Kontaveit. World number Novak Djokovic too will play his third round match, so will Roger Federer.

French Open 2021 Day 7 Live Updates: Tennis' Big Three in Eye Last 16 Stages; Iga Swiatek Faces Anett Kontaveit
French Open Day 7 live (Images: Reuters)

COURT PHILIPPE-CHATRIER

Barbora Krejcikova v Elina Svitolina
Novak Djokovic v Ricardas Berankis
Anett Kontaveit v Iga Swiatek
Dominik Koepfer v Roger Federer

COURT SUZANNE-LENGLEN

Diego Schwartzmann v Philipp Kohlschreiber
Sofia Kenin v Jessica Pegula
Rafael Nadal v Cameron Norrie
Coco Gauff v Jennifer Brady

COURT SIMONNE-MATHIEU

Sloane Stephens v Karolina Muchova
Carlos Alcaraz v Jan-Lennard Struff
Maria Sakkari v Elise Mertens
Matteo Berrettini v Soon-woo Kwon

Court 14

Shuko Aoyama/Ena Shibahara v Irina Begu/Nadia Podoroska
Jan SInner v Mikael Ymer
Magda Linette v Ons Jabeur
Caroline Garcia/Nicolas Mahut v Nicole Melichar/Ranjeev Ram

Court 7

Marco Cecchinato v Lorenzo Musetti
Marta Kostyuk v Varvara Gracheva
Karolina Pliskova /Kristyna Pliskova v Monica Niculescu/Jelena Ostapenko
Barbora Krejcikova and Filip Polasek v Alize Cornet and Edouard Roger-Vasselin

When and where will the French Open 2021 be played?

The French Open 2021 main-draw action begins on Sunday, May 30 and will run until Sunday, June 13, in Paris, France.

Where do I watch the matches live on television?

The year’s second Grand Slam will be telecasted live on Star Sports Select network. The matches will start at 9:30 PM IST (6:00 PM local time) every day.

Where can I watch the live streaming of the matches?

The action can also be streamed LIVE on Disney+ Hotstar in the sub-continent.

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