PARIS — On a day of upsets on Court Philippe Chatrier, ninth-seeded Alexander Zverev lost to Fernando Verdasco, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, on Tuesday.
The match was suspended on Monday because of darkness after the players split the first two sets.
Verdasco, a 33-year-old Spaniard, pinpointed the third set, the first one played Tuesday, as the turning point of his match.
“That moment of winning the third set gave me a lot of confidence and a lot of air to play the fourth,” he said. “And I think it was hard for him on the other side.