French OpenVenue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 22 May to 5 JuneCoverage: Live radio and text commentary on selected matches on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app.
Britain’s Andy Murray beat American John Isner in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open.
The world number two saved three set points in a 16-minute first-set tie-break and was leading 7-6 (11-9) 2-1 when play was stopped because of rain.
Murray, 29, outclassed 15th seed Isner after the break to seal a 7-6 (11-9) 6-4 6-3 win in two hours and 40 minutes.
The Scot faces either Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori or France’s ninth seed Richard Gasquet in the last eight.
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Murray, who needed five sets to win his first two matches in France, followed up his emphatic third-round win over Ivo Karlovic with another solid display against a big-serving opponent.
The Briton, a three-time semi-finalist at Roland Garros, also held his own serve throughout and finished the match with an ace to maintain his 100% record against Isner.
A key moment came in the first set tie-break when Murray saved a set point on Isner’s serve by firing a backhand down the line past the advancing American.
Murray saved two more before taking the first set and never looked back as he secured his place in the last eight.
With more rain expected he will be pleased to have finished the match on Sunday to ensure he has a day off on Monday.
“It was a very important tie-break to win. I got lucky on his first set point when I guessed right on a short forehand,” said Murray.
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