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ROLAND GARROS. Konta nip Stephens on the way to the semi-finals

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Johanna Konta (WTA 26) is on Tuesday, when first placed in the semi-finals of Roland Garros. In the quarter-finals took out of the Uk, the on the Court Philippe-Chatrier 6-1, 6-4, the American Sloane Stephens (WTA 7). The match lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes.

Stephens reached last year’s final on the Parisian clay courts. The final battle was for the Us to wriggle out of it against Simona Halep.

Konta takes over in the final four against the winner of the match between the Czech Marketa Vondrousova (WTA 38) and Croatia’s Petra Martic (WTA 31). The British came up with her first of four entries for the second grand slam tournament of the season and never went any further than the play-in game. She has, for the third time in her career, in the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament. At the Australian Open in 2016 and the World by 2017, that was her last resort.