Roland Garros Day 5 - Barty out; Fiery Federer forces way through
Catherine, David and Matt recorded tonight's podcast while watching Rafael Nadal beat Richard Gasquet for the 17th time in a row, on a day at Roland Garros which was rather marred by the exit through injury of Ash Barty. What happened to her? And how does her retirement affect the women's draw? Elsewhere, there's a look at how everyone's favourite Federer, grumpy Federer, beat Marin Cilic in four sets, reflections on sublime performances from Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek, growing excitement about how Sloane Stephens is looking, shock at Philipp Kohlschreiber's win over Aslan Karatsev, chatter about a big day for the teenage trio of Sinner, Musetti and Alcaraz, and a look ahead to a third round blockbuster between Coco Gauff and Jen Brady.
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