The previous best for the No.7 seed in Paris was the semifinals in 2012 when she lost to eventual champion Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-3.
Ben Chilwell's Chelsea debut could hardly have gone better as he scored the first goal of the game on 50 minutes before giving an assist for Kurt Zouma to score Chelsea's second of their 4-0 win at home to Crystal Palace 16 minutes later.
In another highly-anticipated fixture between Inter and Lazio, Lautaro Martinez put Inter ahead in the 30th minute, while the Biancocelesti got the game back on level terms 10 minutes after the break with Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's powering header.
In the 25km race, China's Gao Chongchong and Zhang Jiajing won the men's and women's group respectively.
"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
Schwartzman stunned Nadal 6-2, 7-5 two weeks ago in the Italian capital.
BERLIN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Most German fans might have difficulties recognizing their national team this Wednesday evening.
The attacking-minded player, who began his career with Osasuna, joins Athletic Bilbao after 72 appearances in Serie A in which he scored eight goals and provided seven assists.
Cadiz and Granada shared the points in an Andalusian derby which began with German Sanchez's header for the visitors in the 27th minute before Ivan Alejo's driven shot assured Cadiz its first home point of the season three minutes after halftime.
MADRID, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona dropped its first points of the season when it was held to a 1-1 draw in the Camp Nou Stadium by Sevilla on Sunday night.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez was Friday among seven Spain-based players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.