The competitors for the French Open women’s singles final were decided on Thursday, and on Friday the men have their turn. Two semifinal matches will decide the men’s singles final. No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas will face No. 6 Alexander Zverev for the right to take on the winner of No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 3 Rafael Nadal. Will Nadal, the King of Clay, make his way to his 14th French Open final?
Follow along below for the results of Friday’s semifinal matches.
Tsitsipas withstands Zverev’s comeback to make first Grand Slam final
With their wild locks flowing, Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas emerged victorious over Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 after a five-set battle that lasted three hours and 37 minutes. It was a roller coaster for both competitors, but Tsitsipas was the one who was able to hold on until the very end.
Tsitsipas came out with guns blazing, sliding around the court and showing off impressive athleticism. He used it to win three straight games to start the match, eventually winning the set. Zverev turned that around on Tsitsipas in the second set, winning the first three games, but he then lost the next six games in a row to allow …read more