Before continuing his grass court preparations, Andy Murray did the maths on Rafael Nadal's latest feat on clay.
The 14th French Open title and his 22nd Grand Slam crown helped Rafael Nadal move up a place from fifth to fourth in the latest ATP Rankings released.
Iga Swiatek is so efficient, so smooth, with a racket in her hand, seemingly never flustered a bit and, for months now, never beaten.
The denouement seemed far away. More than three hours in, Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev had only finished 23 games and a tie-break.
Rohan Bopana matched his best performance at the clay court major by reaching the quarterfinals, having done it four times in the past.
Iga Swiatek racked up her 31st straight win to reach the French Open last 16 but only after being tested by Danka Kovinic of Montenegro.
Leolia Jeanjean's run at the French Open ended in the third round when the 227th-ranked wildcard was defeated 6-1, 6-4 by Irina-Camelia Begu.
Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest man to make the fourth round at the French Open on Friday since Novak Djokovic in 2006.
In the stands, they wore their white hats and cried 'Allez!' and punctuated points with rhythmic clapping.
On the very first point, which lasted 24 strokes, Dominic Thiem landed a backhand passing shot in the net and shook his head.
20-year-old Iga Swiatek has swept aside all-comers and transformed herself into the player to beat in women's tennis.
Speaking at the draw ceremony, Novak Djokovic expressed his happiness at the full return of fans at the second major of the year.
Marketa Vondrousova said she had undergone wrist surgery, which will rule her out of this year's edition of the Grand Slam tournament.
French star Gael Monfils is one of the great entertainers on court and a big favourite on the red clay of Roland Garros.
Daniil Medvedev said he was ready and raring to go as he returns from a hernia operation, tuning up for next week's French Open on the Geneva clay.
Iga Swiatek, who won her fifth tournament in a row in Rome, will go into the French Open as top seed after consolidating her place as world number one.