French Open updates | Roof closed for Nadal vs. Zverev SF


PARIS (AP) — The Newest at the French Open Grand Slam tennis match (all instances native): ___ 3:05 p.m. The…

PARIS (AP) — The Newest at the French Open Grand Slam tennis match (all instances native):

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3:05 p.m.

The retractable roof over Court docket Philippe Chatrier is closed for the lads’s semifinal between Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev.

Play has began within the fit.

Nadal is a 13-time champion on the French Open and owns 21 Grand Slam titles in all.

Zverev is looking for his first main championship.

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1:45 p.m.

Coco Gauff now has an opportunity to go away Roland Garros with two trophies.

The 18-year-old Gauff and Jessica Pegula complex to the ladies’s doubles ultimate on the French Open through beating Madison Keys and Taylor Townsend 6-4, 7-6 (4) in an all-American semifinal Friday.

Gauff meets top-ranked Iga Swiatek on Saturday for the singles championship.

Gauff, who’s from Florida, and Pegula, a 26-year-old from New York who misplaced to Swiatek within the singles quarterfinals, are showing of their first Grand Slam match as a group.

Gauff and Caty McNally have been the runners-up in girls’s doubles ultimately 12 months’s U.S. Open.

Barbora Krejcikova gained the singles and doubles titles on the 2021 French Open, the primary time a girl claimed each in the similar 12 months at Roland Garros since Mary Pierce in 2000.

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1:25 p.m.

Rafael Nadal will spend his thirty sixth birthday dealing with No. 3 seed Alexander Zverev within the first French Open males’s semifinal on Court docket Philippe Chatrier.

The fit is scheduled to start out at about 2:45 p.m. (8:45 a.m. ET) on Friday.

No. 20 Marin Cilic will play No. 8 Casper Ruud in the second one semifinal.

There may be rain forecast, so this is a just right factor the stadium has a retractable roof.

Nadal confirmed up at Roland Garros together with his private physician on account of power ache in his left foot.

Nadal is looking for a 14th French Open trophy and twenty second Grand Slam identify general. Either one of the ones numbers would upload to data he already holds.

Zverev and Ruud have by no means gained a significant match. Cilic used to be the champion on the 2014 U.S. Open

The boys’s singles ultimate is Sunday.

No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek faces 18-year-old American Coco Gauff within the girls’s singles ultimate Saturday.

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Extra AP Tennis: https://apnews.com/hub/tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

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