French Open 2021 Results: Winners, Scores, Stats from Saturday's Singles Bracket

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Roger Federer survived his toughest test yet at the 2021 French Open on Saturday. The 39-year-old was pushed to four sets by Dominik Koepfer, who was playing in the first Grand Slam third-round match of his career...
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Roger Federer survived his toughest test yet at the 2021 French Open on Saturday.

The 39-year-old was pushed to four sets by Dominik Koepfer, who was playing in the first Grand Slam third-round match of his career.

Federer's win completed another good day for the "Big Three" of men's singles. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ran away with straight-set wins at Roland Garros.

Over in the women's bracket, three American women moved on to the final 16. Sofia Kenin, Coco Gauff and Sloane Stephens will fight for quarterfinal spots in different matches.

Stephens once again turned in the most surprising result of the group, as she pulled off her second straight upset. She has the clearest path to the final eight after No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina was eliminated.

Saturday French Open Results

Men's Singles

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No. 1 Novak Djokovic def. Ricardas Berankis, 6-1, 6-4, 6-1

No. 3 Rafael Nadal def. Cameron Norrie, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3

No. 8 Roger Federer def. Dominik Koepfer, 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (7-4), 7-5

No. 9 Matteo Berretini def. Kwon Soon-woo, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, 6-4

No. 10 Diego Schwartzman def. Philipp Kohlschreiber, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1

No. 18 Jannik Sinner def. Mikael Ymer, 6-1, 7-5, 6-3

Lorenzo Musetti def. Marco Cecchinato, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Jan-Lennard Struff def. Carlos Alcaraz, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

Federer was tested in every set by Koepfer.

The unseeded German pushed Federer to three tiebreaks and made it hard for the Swiss to finish off the match in the fourth set.

Federer conceded four break points to Koepfer, and he was not efficient enough on his opponent's serve. Federer won five of the 14 break-point opportunities he…
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