Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem will have Thursday easily qualified for the semi-finals of Roland Garros, the second grand slam tournament of the season. In the women’s set Ashleigh Barty for the first time in her career, in the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament, and, the barely 17-year-old Anisimova, for the ultimate stunt by titelverdedigster Halep to go home to them.
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In the quarter-finals at the Porte d’auteuil raked in the Austrian Dominic Thiem (ATP 4), on Court Suzanne Lenglen in three sets to the Russian Karen Khachanov (ATP 11): 6-2, 6-4, and again 6-2 after 1 hour and 47 minutes.
Thiem is up for the fourth year in a row, the last four on the Paris clay. In the semi-finals he will take on the winner of the match between Serbia’s topreekshoofd Novak Djokovic (ATP 1), which is the German Alexander Zverev (ATP 5) can also easily be knocked off in three sets: 7-5, 6-2, and 6-2.
The 25-year-old Thiem took out of last year’s final at the Porte d’auteuil. Therein it turned out to Rafael Nadal with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 too strong. The same Spaniard was beating him in 2017 in the semi-finals. In 2016, it did Novak Djokovic, the Bike is off to the finals after Thiem in the quarter-finals to David Goffin was gewipt. In addition to that have won the finals in 2016, and it was He, also runners-up in 2012, 2014 and 2015. Over the past two years, the Serb, at the Porte d’auteuil in the quarter-finals.
He remains as a result of his victory in the race for his fourth victory in a row at a grand slam tournament. Last year, he won Wimbledon and the US Open this year, and earlier this year, he was the strongest at the Australian Open.
In the first round, and Federer meet Friday afternoon
In the semi-final match between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer is on Friday at 12: 50pm-programmed at the Court Philippe-Chatrier. This is the second semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem.
In the first round, and Federer played 38 times against each other. The Spanish, led by 23-15. In their last meeting on clay, dating back to may 2013. When it won the first round in the final in Rome with a 6-1, 6-3. At Roland Garros, came out of the four times, up to a final match between two of the tenors. Well, in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2011, the right-back wins at the end.
In addition to the two semi-final matches in the men Friday in the semi-finals in the women’s play. At the Court Suzanne-Lenglen is taking the Australian, Ashleigh Barty, from 11 a.m. against American Amanda Anisimova. At the same time on the Court, Simonne-Was the duel between the British Johanna Konta, Czech Marketa Vondrousova.
Barty is, for the first time in the semi-finals
For the women, Ashleigh Barty (WTA 8) and, for the first time in her career, qualified for the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament. The Australian beat American Madison Keys (WTA 14), after one hour and ten minutes of tennis in two sets (6-3, 7-5).
Barty found in the semi-finals of the seventeen-year-old American Amanda Anisimova (STA 51), which is simultaneously surprising, the Romanian favorite Simona Halep (WTA 3) is turned off. In the other semi-final showdown in Paris, takes on the Uk’s Johanna Konta (WTA 26) in the nineteen-year-old Czech Marketa Vondrousova (WTA 38).
The 23-year-old Barty pulled out at the start of this season in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. In the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament in singles has never been touched. In the doubles, lost to the Australian in 2017, the final at Roland Garros. Barty has won this season and is already one of the prestigious WTA tournament in Miami, florida. Previously, she won the tournament in Kuala Lumpur (to march 2017), Nottingham (June, 2018), and Operations (as of november 2018).
The 24-year-old Keys, which reached last year’s semi-final showdown in Paris, france.