Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem set up quarter-final clash

French Open

Second seed Alexander Zverev is through to the quarter-finals of the French Open, but he had to work for it against Karen Khachanov.

The 21-year-old German was 2-1 down in sets for the third straight match, this time against Karen Khachanov.

However, after fighting off break points as he levelled in the fourth, he powered to seal his victory in the decider, eventually coming out on top 4-6 7-6 (7/4) 2-6 6-3 6-3.

The win means Zverev moves into a Grand Slam quarter-final for the first time in his career.

He’ll now face Dominic Thiem in the last eight after the seventh-seed Austrian overcame Kei Nishikori in four sets.

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