In a match that took place on two courts, Danielle Collins rallied from a double break down in the third set to stun 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza and close the third-round action at the 2020 French Open, 7-5 2-6 6-4.
After playing just one game on Court Suzanne Lenglen and a lengthy rain delay, the players resumed their encounter around 9 p.m. under the Court Philippe Chatrier roof. The outcome of the match was uncertain until the last minute.
The eleventh-seeded Muguruza opened each of the three sets by breaking Collins. In the first set, the 57th-ranked Collins quickly leveled to 2-2 and edged the set with a dominant display in the last two games. The second set was all about Muguruza, who never even faced a break point.
In the decider, Muguruza was a point away from a 4-0 lead and it looked like Collins was finished. However, Collins started building her way back from 0-3 to 4-4 and in the end Muguruza’s game completely melted away as the American raced away with the last two games, converting her first match point on the Spaniard’s serve.
The 26-year-old Collins will next face 30th seed Ons Jabeur, the first Arab woman to reach the singles fourth round at Roland Garros.
Other fourth-round pairs at the 2020 French Open are the following:
 Simona Halep vs. Iga Swiatek
 Kiki Bertens vs. Martina Trevisan
 Elina Svitolina vs. Caroline Garcia
Nadia Podoroska vs. Barbora Krejcikova
 Sofia Kenin vs. Fiona Ferro
 Petra Kvitova vs. Zhang Shuai
Laura Siegemund vs. Paula Badosa
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