Great start to the season for Diego. He was striking the ball well, but to be honest he didn't have to do much. Basilashvili's level was very poor and he was hitting many balls into the net. I'm looking forward to the match against Tsitsipas!
A lucky escape for Diego today.
He started out aggressive and went up a break early. However his play got a bit too predictable, with far too many shots to the Evans backhand. Serving for the set at 5-3, he got too impatient when reacting to the backhand slice of Evans and lost his advantage...
Schwartzman really should have won this match in straight sets, but a win is a win.
He broke in a nine-minute first game and was up 4-2 before Broady started to improve his play and reeled off four straight games to take the first set.
The next two and a half sets were vintage Diego, breaking...
Some brief analyses of men's French Open Round of 16 matches including:
1. Rafael Nadal's latest victory over Jannik Sinner.
2. Novak Djokovic's peculiar comeback against Lorenzo Musetti.
3. Diego Schwartzman's thriller against Jan-Lennard Struff.
Diego showcasing the qualities that have made him successful.
In the first set, Struff unleashed a blitzkrieg, keeping the points short and playing aggressive tennis to go up 5-1 very quickly. However, Schwartzman started to find his range and managed to save multiple set points when Struff...