Roland Garros 2016: Albert Ramos and Garbine Muguruza quarterfinals
Catalan Albert Ramos Vinolas climbed one more step in her tennis career to classify quarterfinals at the French Open winning in straight Canadian sets Milos Raonic (8) and will face for the semi – finals defending champion Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka (3 ) who won in four sets to Serbian Viktor Troicki (22).
In Caracas ladies Garbine Muguruza qualified for the third time to the quarterfinals in Paris defeating fair and square to the experienced Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets. In the same key advanced American Shelby Rogers who beat Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu.
Albert and the bomber Raonic just had fought once in the Davis Cup in 2013 with victory in four sets. Sunday was the day of revenge for the Catalan. In 2 hours 20 minutes of Mataro beat Canadian Montenegrin origin 6-4 6-2 6-4 to the surprised look of Carlos Moya and John McEnroe technical advisors Raonic.
It is only the second time in 23 games that Albert defeats a top 10 of the circuit. It is recalled that last season was with Roger Federer in Shanghai. On the track clay, Albert bounced back from an initial 0-2 in the first set based on an aggressive play from the baseline. Raonic suffered the lack of greater mobility, I appeal important in these slow fields.
Stan Wawrinka, the champion of last year had two complicated at first with Viktor Troicki sets, the Balkan, but finally fulfilled the duties imposed 7-6 (5) 6-7) 7) 6-3 6-2 . The six duels Albert previous won the Swiss but this could be the week of consecration to the Catalan that has little to lose and everything to gain. Precisely measured in Geneva the week before Roland Garros where the Swiss lost only two games.
Muguruza Garbiñe meanwhile dodged one of the most complicated keys on your way: Svetlana Kuznetsova – seeded thirteenth – 6-3 6-4. Now the tennis player bore in Caracas try for the third time the possibility of his first semifinals in Paris. Will front the American Shelby Rogers, 108 in the world and the surprise of the week beating Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu 6-3 6-4.