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Del Potro undone by Khachanov in fourth round

Del Potro undone by Khachanov in fourth round
By Eurosport

03/06/2019 at 10:34Updated 03/06/2019 at 22:40

Juan Martin del Potro was dumped out of the French Open by Karen Khachanov in the fourth round.

The Argentine No 8 seed lost the first two sets 7-5 6-3 before rallying with a 6-3 win in the third.

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The 23-year-old, who produced 57 winners throughout the contest, sealed the win with an ace to reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final.

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"Yes, I would say it my best match and the best result for me - my first quarter-final of a Grand Slam. So thank you guys for supporting me," he told Eurosport.

"I have really good energy here, there's a really good atmosphere here. People like me, so thank you again. I would say you were supporting Juan Martin a bit more but that's OK.

"Thanks to my team for all their work and for always being by my side. Let's go for more."

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