Stephens has 'something juicy' to tell semi-final foe Keys
Stephens has 'something juicy' to tell semi-final foe Keys
2018 French Open: Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens Reach the Semifinals
08 June, 2018, 22:41
Halep reached her fourth major final by brushing aside Garbine Muguruza 6-1 6-4 at Roland Garros to set up a showdown with Sloane Stephens on Saturday (June 9). Her forehand is her biggest weapon off the ground, and whilst her large take back can cause her problems on faster court surfaces, on clay where she is afforded more time she is able to confidently and consistently dictate with it.
This is the first time the 13th-seeded American player, a semifinalist at the Australian Open three years ago, advances to a Grand Slam semifinal not on a hard court. In the upcoming round, the No. 13 seed is set to take on the victor of the match between US Sloane Stephens and Russia's Daria Kasatkina.
Stephens beat Keys in last year's U.S. Open final.
They are Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys, and their pending struggle is compelling in more ways than one.
For her part Keys said she had "lived and died every point" watching on TV as 10th seed Stephens nearly lost to Italy's Camila Giorgi in round three last week.
Marin Cilic has completed the lineup of quarterfinalists in the men's draw at the French Open after beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-4, 6-1, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3.
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Now one will get to play in her second major title match. "I'm definitely liking the clay a little bit more now that I have made a semifinal here".
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Nadal overcame Diego Schwartzmann of Argentina in four sets after a rain delay stretched the quarter-finals to two days. Thiem is the only man to beat Nadal on clay in the last two seasons - in Madrid this year and Rome in 2017.
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