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Shvedova upset French Open defending Champ
Unseeded Yaroslava Shvedova upset li Na 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 on Monday to knock the defending champion out of the French open .
Shvedova will now meet 4th seed Petra Kvitova who reached the quarter-finals with a 6-2 6-1 win over Varvara Lepchenko .
Maria Sharapova moved closer to her first French open title by reaching the quarter-finals with a hard fought 6-4, 6-7 6-2 victory over unseeded klara Zakopalova .
In men’s action 2nd seed Rafael Nadal won 17 games in succession as he coasted into the quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-0, 6-0 over Juan Monaco.
The defending champion, bidding to become the first man to capture seven Roland Garros singles titles, will tackle fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro for a place in the semi-finals.
Andy Murray overcame a slow start to defeat
Richard Gasquet 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 and advance to the French open quarterfinals.
Juan Martin Del Potro set up a French Open quarterfinal against Roger Federer by finishing off a 7-6 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory over Tomas Berdych on Monday in a match stopped the night before because of darkness after three sets.
Other winners Jo-Wilfried tsonga , 12th-seeded Nicolas Almagro, and 6th seeded David Ferrer.