French Open Lookahead: Gauff, 17, seeks first Slam semifinal

Coco Gauff looks to take the next step in her rapid rise when she faces Barbora Krejcikova in the first Grand Slam quarterfinal for both

PARIS — LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY

WEDNESDAY’S FORECAST

Partly cloudy. High of 82 degrees Fahrenheit (28 Celsius).

TUESDAY’S WEATHER

Sunny. High of 78 degrees Fahrenheit (26 Celsius).

TUESDAY’S KEY RESULTS

Women’s Quarterfinals: No. 31 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat No. 21 Elena Rybakina 6-7 (2), 6-2, 9-7; Tamara Zidansek beat No. 33 Paula Badosa 7-5, 4-6, 8-6.

Men’s Quarterfinals: No. 6 Alexander Zverev vs. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, and No. 2 Daniil Medvedev vs. No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas.

STAT OF THE DAY

39 — Forehand winners for Zidansek in her victory, which made her the first tennis player from Slovenia to reach a Grand Slam semifinal.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“I like France very much. During the match, I heard a lot of people cheering for Elena. But no worries, it actually helped me.” — Pavlyuchenkova, who represents Russia and lives in France, speaking to the crowd in French after her victory.

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