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French Open 2023: Beatriz Haddad Maia v Ons Jabeur in quarter-finals – live | French Open 2023

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature Preamble Salut! And welcome to Roland-Garros 2023 – day 11! Who will join Karolína Muchová and Aryna Sabalenka; Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz in the last four? As yesterday, we begin with two women’s quarter-finals, and both look tasty in the extreme. This may be the first time Beatriz Haddad Maia has reached this stage of a major, but she’s playing like someone whose penny has dropped. Her patient, powerful, adroit, lefty game game looks in terrific order, and if she hits the level she produced in the second set of her last-16 match against Sara Sorribes Tormo, she has a chance of causing an upset. However Ons Jabeur has already passed the stage she’s currently at, now a fixture at the business end of things, and her combination of guile, hands and hitting looks a potent antidote to what the Brazilian brings. Second on we’ve a potential classic. Iga Swiatek is the defending French Open champion, the US Open champion …