Gaston was the last Frenchman to be able to reach the 8th after the eliminations in the 3rd round of Diane Parry, Friday, and Léolia Jeanjean, Alizé Cornet and Gilles Simon Saturday.

For his part, Rune will face outgoing finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas (4th) to try to reach the quarter-finals.

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