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French Open updates | Kasatkina reaches Slam SF for 1st time

French Open updates | Kasatkina reaches Slam SF for 1st time

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open tennis competition (all times local):

2:25 p.m.

Daria Kasatkina state-of-the-art to her earliest Grand Slam semifinal accompanied by a 6-4, 7-6 (5) go nearer earliest inside over Veronika Kudermetova at Roland Garros.

The 20th-seeded Kasatkina will following face either top-ranked Iga Swiatek or 11th-seeded Jessica Pegula.

In a quarterfinal matchup of 25-year-old Russians, Kasatkina built a 6-1 lead inside the tiebreaker accompanied by every one one other accompanied by eventually clinched it on her fifth match point, beating Kudermetova accompanied by a backhand permit let fall shot.

The 29th-seeded Kudermetova took a medical timeout to have her left-hand foot taped following she held for a 6-5 lead inside the following set. But she at that hour dated lost nine of the following 10 points earlier to her brief comeback inside the tiebreaker.

Kasatkina has not dropped a place inside her Roland Garros run. She hit only 16 winners nevertheless Kudermetova made 50 unforced errors — twice while numerous while Kasatkina.

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12:25 p.m.

New French Open competition director Amelie Mauresmo, a former No. 1 player, says nine of 10 darkness gathering matches at Roland Garros this year associated accompanied by men since women's tennis currently has less appeal.

Mauresmo said at a report conference Wednesday that she tried on a done every one one day footing to find a women's pairing that had the celestial body ability or matchup worthy of actuality highlighted inside the separate gathering that began at 8:45 p.m. local hour dated inside Court Philippe Chatrier.

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"I permit inside it was tough," Mauresmo said.

She is overseeing the clay-court Grand Slam competition for the earliest time.

Mauresmo won the Australian Open accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Wimbledon inside 2006. After retiring while a player, she moved into coaching accompanied by every one one other accompanied by worked accompanied by Andy Murray among others.

The only women's match that got the prime-time behaviour towards — new at the French Open this year while small part of a deal accompanied by a streaming labour — was France's AlizĂ© Cornet's victory over Jelena Ostapenko.

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11:45 a.m.

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek puts her 32-match winning streak on the dash inside one of quartet quarterfinal matches on Day 11 at the French Open.

Eleventh-seeded Jessica Pegula will try to snap Swiatek's streak inside a provide to stretch not here her earliest Grand Slam semifinal. The 21-year-old Swiatek hit the American inside Miami for go nearer earliest inside number 16 of the contemporaneous streak.

Swiatek won the 2020 French Open.

The other women's quarterfinal is the earliest of the day accompanied by every one one other accompanied by it's inside the centre of place of set of two Russians: No. 20 Daria Kasatkina accompanied by every one one other accompanied by No. 29 Veronika Kudermetova.

No. 7 Andrey Rublev plays No. 20 Marin Cilic inside the earliest men's quarterfinal of the day. Cilic won the 2014 U.S. Open accompanied by every one one other accompanied by has been runner-up at the Australian Open accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Wimbledon nevertheless has never been past the quarterfinals at Roland Garros.

No. 8 Casper Ruud of Norway faces teenager Holger Rune of Denmark inside an all-Scandinavian darkness match. Ruud is 3-0 opposed to the 19-year-old Rune accompanied by all trio wins coming on clay including at Monte Carlo this season.

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