Daria Kasatkina shocks Caroline Wozniacki at Roland Garros

ImageDaria Kasatkina defeated the Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki at the French

ImageDaria Kasatkina defeated the Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki at the French

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Seeded 14th, the 21-year-old is through to her maiden grand slam quarterfinal and next plays reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens after snapping Wozniacki's 10-match winning streak at the majors. She faced the talented world No14, Daria Kasatkina, a former Roland Garros junior champion.

She will face Sloane Stephens in the last eight.

With play resuming on Monday at 3-3 in the second set, still on serve, many expected Wozniacki to come out firing and force a decider.

Amid the brouhaha over the highly-anticipated renewal of the Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova rivalry, it would have been easy to let another big story slip from the headlines: The No1 ranking. Her opponent, Lesia Tsurenko, stopped because of an injury after only two games. Because of the withdrawal, this does not count as a victory for Sharapova, who will play 2016 French Open champion Garbine Muguruza on Wednesday.

But since Halep rose to the top last October, she had already been overtaken by Wozniacki once-courtesy of the Dane's first Major, in Australia, after her own long pursuit of one of the "big ones". Unfortunately, Kasatkina failed to capitalize and Wozniacki escaped to keep her nose in front in the first set.

The Dane had been unhappy at being made to continue the night before after both players called for a stoppage at 1-1 in the deciding set even though the light appeared adequate.

She also lost in last year's French Open final and in the 2014 final at Roland Garros.

"I honestly didn't think I played badly", said Wozniacki, who won the Australian Open in January. "I'm just trying not to put pressure on myself because someone won a Grand Slam already past year", she said.

Before Monday, Kasatkina had never before got beyond the fourth round at a Slam and had fallen in the third round on her only two previous visits to Roland Garros.

Having trailed 5-4 in the opener, the 14th seed put herself in sight of the first set with a sublime cross-court forehand on the run. "This is the problem".

"I booked it through Airbnb". So you have to pay in advance.

Mouratoglou says: "If it rains, we might gain one more day, and you never know how it feels tomorrow". If you reach the middle of the second week then it's fine to move into a hotel.

Serena Williams' coach tells The Associated Press that they were holding out hope her French Open match against Maria Sharapova might be postponed because of rain.

Stephens had fallen at the fourth hurdle five times previously but needed just 52 minutes to break through and complete a grand slam set of quarter-final showings in Melbourne, Paris, London and NY.

"I don't know how the other players are but I think I am very nervous before every match", said Halep.

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