Verdasco into French Open last 16 | Inquirer Sports

Verdasco into French Open last 16

/ 07:23 PM June 01, 2014

Spain’s Fernando Verdasco celebrates winning his third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against France’s Richard Gasquet at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. AP

PARIS — Spanish 24th seed Fernando Verdasco reached the French Open fourth round for the first time since 2010 with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 win over France’s 12th seed Richard Gasquet on Sunday.

The 30-year-old Verdasco goes on to face either seventh seeded Wimbledon champion Andy Murray or Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany for a place in the quarter-finals.

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Murray and Kohlschreiber were locked at 7-7 in the final set of their third round clash when it was suspended on Saturday night.

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