Zverev has had a breakthrough year in Grand Slam tournaments with his first semi-final at the Australian Open in January and first final at the US Open last month, when he lost to Dominic Thiem.
Zverev edges past Harris to reach Cologne Open semi-finals; Rublev advances to last four at St Petersburg open
Hard-serving American Reilly Opelka, who beat defending champion Daniil Medvedev at St Petersburg Open on Thursday, was beaten by the seventh-seeded Borna Coric 7-6 (3), 6-3 in their quarterfinal.
Alexander Zverev beats Fernando Verdasco to reach quarters in Cologne; Daniil Medvedev loses in St Petersburg
Alexander Zverev was playing indoors for the first time this year after a mixed record on indoor hard courts in 2019.
Fourteen years after Hawk-Eye made its debut at the majors at the 2006 US Open, French Open still relies on the keen eyesight of line judges and chair umpires to spot marks left by balls in the often well-trampled red clay
Despite a five-hour second round clash, the 21-year-old Shapovalov fumed at organisers who had also scheduled him to play doubles with Rohan Bopanna later in the day.
French Open 2020 Round-up: Novak Djokovic beats Ricardas Berankis in straight sets, Sofia Kenin through to third round
Kenin failed to convert three match points with Bogdan serving at 5-1 in the final set. She then saved three break points in the next game and held on to win.
French Open 2020 Round-up: Novak Djokovic eases past Mikael Ymer in straight sets; Karolina Pliskova into second round
Second seed Karolina Pliskova was made to work hard for the win by Mayar Sherif but the Czech's greater experience eventually told as she recovered from a set down to progress 6-7 (9/11), 6-2, 6-4.
Rafael Nadal seeks his 13th French Open title, to go level with Roger Federer on 20 Slams, but little preparation and different conditions don't go in his favour.
Halep, who lost to Elina Svitolina in the 2017 and 2018 finals, will face either Karolína Plíšková or Markéta Vondroušová in Monday's championship match.
Italian Open 2020: Rafael Nadal crashes out after defeat to Diego Schwartzman; Novak Djokovic battles through to semi-finals
Eight-seeded Schwartzman meted out a punishing 6-2, 7-5 loss in Nadal's final warm-up before his bid for a 13th French Open, and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam in just over a week.
Italian Open 2020: After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up wins in Rome, Azarenka double bagels Kenin
After spending more than 22 hours on court over the previous two weeks at the US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles, Shapovalov is still going strong after crossing the Atlantic.
Bopanna and Shapovalov had defeated the pair of Argentina's Guido Pella and Chile's Cristian Garin 6-4, 6-4 to qualify for the round of 16.
Italian Open 2020: Teenager Lorenzo Musetti stuns Stan Wawrinka; Garbine Muguruza beats Sloane Stephens in straight sets
Stan Wawrinka, the 10th seed in Rome, lost 6-0, 7-6 (7/2) against a player ranked 249th in the world.
US Open 2020: Carreno Busta downs Shapovalov in five sets to reach semi-finals; Osaka races past Rogers
Alexander Zverev also reached the last 4 of the US Open as he bounced back from a shocking start to oust 27th-seeded Croatian Borna Coric in four sets.
US Open 2020, Quarter-finals, Tennis Highlights: Pablo Carreno Busta to face Alexander Zverev in last-four; Naomi Osaka vs Jennifer Brady in semis
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Despite the exit, it was Rohan Bopanna's best performance at a Slam since he made the quarterfinals at both the US Open and the French Open in 2018.
US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic only had on-court results going his way this year, now he's lost that too
Novak Djokovic was 26-0 in 2020 and favourite to lift the US Open title. Following his default in the fourth round, a new champion will be crowned for the first time.
Bopanna is the lone surviving Indian in the tournament after the exit of Sumit Nagal and Divij Sharan.
Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov will next play sixth seeds Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies.
Western & Southern Open: Rohan Bopanna, Denis Shapovalov go down fighting in opening round of doubles event
Bopanna has been pairing with Shapovalov consistently since the Indian Wells Masters last year, which he had started by pairing with compatriot with Divij Sharan.