Stan Wawrinka unfurled his one-handed backhand in a stylish match-up against Grigor Dimitrov.

Although he went down to Wawrinka in the third round, Dimitrov impressed with his fight, and flair.

In another third-round match between two players with one-handed backhands, Dominic Thiem got the better of Pablo Cuevas.

Pablo Cuevas got down low for this backhand as he pushed Dominic Thiem – last year’s finalist and the No.4 seed – to four sets on Court Suzanne-Lenglen.

Roger Federer defeated Casper Ruud to reach the fourth round, where he will face Leonardo Mayer on Sunday.

Mayer, meanwhile, stopped Nicolas Mahut on Court Simonne-Mathieu on Friday to reach the fourth round in Paris for the first time.

Stefanos Tsitsipas returned to Court Philippe-Chatrier to complete his darkness-suspended third-round match against Filip Krajinovic. He won in four sets.

She may not have a one-handed backhand in the true sense of the stroke, but Australian Ashleigh Barty more often than not opts for a single-handed slice backhand – and that shot has helped the No.8 seed through to the fourth round.

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