Cilic overcomes Fognini fightback to make last eight in Paris

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Del Potro reaches first French Open quarterfinal in six years Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? LATEST STORIES Croatia’s Marin Cilic reacts during his men’s singles fourth round match against Italy’s Fabio Fognini on day nine of The Roland Garros 2018 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on June 4, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERGThird seed Marin Cilic overcame a typically colourful fightback from Fabio Fognini to make the French Open quarterfinals on Monday with a 6-4, 6-1, 3-6, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3 win.Cilic fired 44 winners past Fognini who twice needed treatment on an ankle injury.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READcenter_img Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding The former US Open champion next faces fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro who brushed aside John Isner 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2012.Cilic trails the big Argentine 10-2 in career meetings.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more