Novak Djokovic advanced to the French Open semi-finals as he fought back after some physical issues and being a set down to beat Pablo Carreno-Busta 4-6 6-2 6-3 6-4.

He will face Stefanos Tsitsipas after the Greek fifth seed demolished Andrey Rublev in straight sets.

On the women’s side special Petra Kvitova and Sofia Kenin reached the semi-finals.

Picture of the day

Petra Kvitova’s smile lit up Court Philippe Chatrier(
Petra Kvitova’s smile lit up Court Philippe Chatrier (Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

Shot(s) of the day

Stat of the day

Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin’s record at grand slams this year reads 15-1.

Quote of the day

If I told you that it wouldn’t be a secret anymore

Stefanos Tsitsipas, asked how he turned his match around

Fallen seeds

Men: Andrey Rublev (13), Pablo Carreno-Busta (17)

Women: None

Up next

Teenager Iga Swiatek and qualifier Nadia Podoroska are up first in the semi-final nobody saw coming, before Kvitova and Kenin face off.


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