ANKARA – Twentieth seeded Marin Cilic stunned world no. 2 Daniil Medvedev to reach the 2022 French Open quarterfinals Monday.
The Croatian tennis player beat Russia's Medvedev with sets of 6-2, 6-3, 6-2, displaying a dominant performance in the fourth round match at Court Philippe-Chatrier in Roland-Garros stadium in Paris.
He will take on world no. 7 Andrey Rublev in the quarterfinals.
Cilic won the 2014 US Open, his first and only Grand Slam title.
This year's French Open will end on June 5.
Top seed Swiatek qualifies
Meanwhile, Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek qualified for the quarterfinals in women's singles.
The world no. 1, Swiatek beat 19-year-old Chinese player Qinwen Zheng 2-1 in 6-7 (5-7), 6-0, 6-2 sets in a fourth round match at Paris' Court Philippe-Chatrier.
In the last eight, 2020 French Open champion Swiatek, who will turn 21 on Tuesday, will take on Jessica Pegula from the US.
Meanwhile in men's, Andrey Rublev booked his place at the quarterfinals after his opponent Jannik Sinner bowed out due to a knee injury in the third set. The score ended at 1-1. (Anadolu)