PARIS (Reuters) – Highlights of the 10th day at the French Open, the second Grand Slam tournament of the year, on Tuesday (all times GMT):
DAY 10 WRAPUP: Nadal and Federer make classic French Open semi-final happen
1919 VONDROUSOVA MOVES INTO LAST-FOUR
Unseeded Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova battled past Petra Martic 7-6(1) 7-5 to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals for the first time, where she faces Johanna Konta.
Roger Federer overcame Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka 7-6(4) 4-6 7-6(5) 6-4 to reach the last-four at Roland Garros for the eighth time, moving ahead of Henri Cochet on the all-time list for men’s singles semi-final appearances.
Only world number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafa Nadal have more semi-final appearances in Paris.
1651 NADAL WRAPS UP VICTORY AFTER PLAY RESUMES
Holder Rafa Nadal returned after a rain delay to complete a thumping 6-1 6-1 6-3 win over Kei Nishikori to move into the semi-finals. The Spaniard hit 29 winners on his way to victory.
1535 PLAY INTERRUPTED DUE TO RAIN
Rain stopped play at Roland Garros with Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka locked in a tight quarter-final battle on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Federer was up two sets to one with the score at 7-6(4) 4-6 7-6(5) 3-3.
In the other last-eight clash on Court Philippe Chatrier, holder Rafa Nadal was leading 6-1 6-1 4-2 against Japanese seventh seed Kei Nishikori.
1322 KONTA STROLLS INTO SEMI-FINALS
Johanna Konta breezed past Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-4 on Court Philippe Chatrier to become the first British woman to reach the last-four at Roland Garros since Jo Durie in 1983.
1212 PLAY UNDERWAY AT ROLAND GARROS
Quarter-final action began under cloudy skies at Roland Garros with the temperature hovering around 24 degrees Celsius. Spells of rain were expected later in the day.