Paris, France - The 18th-seeded Ernests Gulbis was a quarterfinal winner Tuesday at the 2014 French Open. . The talented Latvian upset sixth-seeded Czech star and former Wimbledon runner-up Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 on the famed red clay at Roland Garros. The 25-year-old Gulbis, who improved to 3-4 lifetime against Berdych, is currently riding a nine-match winning streak and already owns a pair of titles in France this season, including one in Nice just one day before the French Open commenced. Hes 13-0 on French soil for the year. "Its very special," Gulbis said in an on-court interview. "Today was the best match of the tournament. I did everything well." Gulbis has not lost to a seeded player at a Grand Slam event since the 2010 Australian Open, compiling a 5-0 mark. Former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic was also a winner on Tuesday, defeating eighth-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic 7-5, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4. Two more quarterfinals will be staged on Wednesday, when current world No. 1 Rafael Nadal takes on fifth-seeded fellow Spaniard David Ferrer and seventh- seeded Wimbledon champion Andy Murray meets 23rd-seeded French crowd favorite Gael Monfils. The 13-time Grand Slam winner Nadal captured a fourth straight French Open title and eighth overall championship here a year ago by besting Ferrer in the final. Nadal, who turned 28 on Tuesday, is 21-6 lifetime against the 32-year-old Ferrer, including 3-0 at Roland Garros. Ferrer, however, upset Nadal on clay in Monte Carlo back in April. The amazing Nadal is trying to become the first man to capture five straight French Open championships. .Under the agreement announced Monday, the Cuban defector is guaranteed $68.5 million over six seasons.Tomas gets a $14 million signing bonus that is payable within 30 days of the deals approval by Major League Baseball, and then salaries of $2 million next year, $4 million in 2016, $6 million in 2017 and $10 million in 2018. . Toronto (11-12) gave up leads in 10-8 and 11-4 losses to the Baltimore Orioles this week. It was never close Friday as the Boston Red Sox got to Mark Buehrle early en route to an 8-1 win.TORONTO - Trade Storm took the lead in deep stretch then held on to win the $1-million Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Sunday evening. After taking the lead, Trade Storm withstood a hard charge from Kaigun to win unofficially in 1:36.87 on a good turf at Woodbine Racetrack. Kaigun was second in the 11-horse field, with Bobbys Kitten taking third in a photo finish ahead of River Seven. With the victory, Trade Storm earned an all-expense paid berth into the Breeders Cup Mile, slated for Nov. 1 at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. Earlier, Sam-Son Farms Deceptive Vision, at 9/2, won the $300,000 Grade II Canadian Stakes, a 1 1/8-mile turf race, in 1:47.80. Queens Plate and Woodbine Oaks champion Lexie Lou, the 3/2 favoourite, was last in her first event against older fillies and mares. . Royal Fury was second while La Tia took third. Deceptive Vision, a four-year-old, returned $11.30, $6.90 and $4.50 while also securing a berth in the Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf race. Royal Fury paid $19 and $9.70 while La Tia paid $4.80. British-bred and owned Sheikhzayedroad withstood a claim of foul to win the Grade I $300,000 Northern Dancer Stakes ahead of Dynamic Sky and Reporting Star. The five-year-old gelding claimed a third straight win, posting a time of 2:32.37 in the mile-and-a-half turf event to return $8.30, $4.90 and $4.10. Dynamic Sky paid $17 and $10.40 while Reporting Star paid $7.20. ' ' '
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06 déc. 2019
quarterfinal winner Tuesday
quarterfinal winner Tuesday