21 seed Kazakh sensation, Elena Rybakina, will be up against the Russian tennis star Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the quarterfinals of the French Open 2021 on Tuesday. Elena Rybakina shocked tennis fans across the globe after she knocked Serena Williams out of the tournament. The match-up lasted for 1 hour and 17 minutes, and eventually, Rybakina ended up scripting one of the greatest wins of her career.
Moreover, Rybakina defeated the seventh seed Williams in straight sets by 6-3, 7-5, and is yet to lose a set in the French Open 2021. Rybakina now has to go past Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in order to reach the semi-final stage. Anastasia is also in incredible form. She recently defeated former World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka to book a spot in the quarter-finals of the French Open 2021.
- Paris- 12:45 pm
- Delhi- 4:45 pm
- New York- 6:45 am
- Geneva- 12:45 pm
- Melbourne- 9:45 pm
- London- 11:45 am
Elena Rybakina vs Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova: Live Stream details
Elena Rybakina has absolutely thrashed her opponents out of the game till now. She went past Elsa Jacquemot, Nao Hibino, Elena Vesnina, and Serena Williams without much hassle. However, now she will face someone who has looked as strong and confident in her gameplay as herself.
The 31st seed Pavlyuchenkova has not dominated her opponents as much as Rybakina has, but her comebacks have shocked even the best of experts. Pavlyuchenkova knocked out the third seed Aryna Sabalenka in the third round in a hard-fought contest. After losing the second set, Pavlyuchenkova scripted an amazing comeback and ended up winning the match-up by 6-4, 2-6, 6-0.
The 29-year-old Russian also defeated Christina McHale and Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic in her first two rounds in straight sets. However, she was again taken to the third round in the fourth-round clash by 15th seeded Victoria Azarenka. After falling behind in the first set, Pavlyuchenkova again executed an incredible comeback and won the contest by 5-7, 6-3, 6-2.
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Rybakina has been in scintillating touch in the French Open 2021. Her latest win against Serena Williams would have boosted her confidence to monumental levels. She will back herself to get past Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in order to move into the semi-finals. However, Pavlyuchenkova will not go down without a fight. This is expected to be a nail-biting contest.