The Latest: Nadal faces Thiem in French Open semifinals

PARIS — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):

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6:05 p.m.

The second men’s semifinal match at the French Open is underway on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal is facing sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem, the only man to beat the Spaniard on clay this season.

Nadal, who is seeded fourth, can become only the third man in history to make 10 appearances in the final at one Grand Slam tournament.

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5:40 p.m.

Stan Wawrinka beat top-ranked Andy Murray 6-7 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1 to reach the French Open final.

The 32-year-old Wawrinka, who lost to Murray in last year’s semifinals, is the oldest Roland Garros finalist since 1973.

Wawrinka, who had 87 winners in the match, won the French Open title in 2015.

The third-seeded Swiss player will face either nine-time champion Rafael Nadal or Dominic Thiem in Sunday’s final.

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5:05 p.m.

Stan Wawrinka has won the fourth set against Andy Murray 7-6 (3) in the French Open semifinals.

In contrast to the third set, which included five breaks of serve, neither player faced a break point in the fourth.

Wawrinka won the tiebreaker with a forehand down the line, his 72nd winner of the match.

Murray had led 7-6 (6), 3-6, 7-5.

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4:05 p.m.

Top-ranked Andy Murray has won the third set against Stan Wawrinka 7-5 to take the lead in the French Open semifinals.

The third-seeded Wawrinka, who had won

Article source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/tennis/the-latest-murray-faces-wawrinka-in-french-open-semifinals/2017/06/09/809fc9e0-4d04-11e7-987c-42ab5745db2e_story.html

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