The No. 6-seeded Gauff blamed her footwork, mindset, and defensive gameplay in the second set for her loss.
French Open 2022 has come to an end with Rafa Nadal clinching his 14th title. But a Chinese player had her ground-breaking moment in Paris.
Before Holger Rune, Kurt Nielsen and Torben Ulrich were male players from Denmark to have entered French Open fourth round in 1959.
The 32-year-old Kvitova, who won at the All England Club in 2011 and 2014, relied on a powerful serve in her 6-3, 7-5 win over the reigning Wimbledon champion.
Naomi Osaka had not played anywhere since a first-round loss to Amanda Anisimova at the French Open on May 23.
Tennis star Iga Swiatek was chosen for the player of the year award by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for the first time following her incredible run in 2022.