TEEN SENSATIONS INTO ROLAND GARROS LAST 8

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Teenagers Coco Gauff and Leylah Fernandez claimed impressive wins to reach the French Open quarter-finals.

Canada’s Fernandez made the last eight at Roland Garros for the first time with a battling victory over Amanda Anisimova.

The 2021 US Open runner-up, 19, beat the American 6-3 4-6 6-3.

Meanwhile, Gauff, 18, edged a tight first set against Elise Mertens before blowing the Belgian away in the second to triumph 6-4 6-0.

The American progresses to the quarter-finals in Paris for the second successive year, equalling her best run at a Grand Slam, and will face either compatriot Sloane Stephens or Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann.