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Thiem upsets Djokovic; sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

Thiem upsets Djokovic; sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

Thiem, seeded No6 in Paris this fortnight, delivered a knockout punch to the no-longer defending champion Djokovic 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0 in the quarters on Wednesday. For the full scores, draw and stats, visit Roland Garros' official website . "I will get through it and learn the lessons and figure out how to get out of it", said 30-year-old Djokovic.


French Open Semi-Final Jelena Ostapenko's Best Present

French Open Semi-Final Jelena Ostapenko's Best Present

The 30th-seeded Swiss will play 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko for a spot in Saturday's final. Ostapenko is the first teenager to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals since Serbia's Ana Ivanovic , and the first to play in a Grand Slam semi-final since American Madison Keys at the 2015 US Open .



Vettel overcuts Raikkonen to end Ferrari's Monaco wait

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff doesn't believe that Sebastian Vettel's win in Monaco was the result of rogue tactics at Ferrari meant to favour the German to the detriment of team mate Kimi Raikkonen . I was devastated yesterday but to come away with some points is better than nothing. "Both drivers seem to be equally competitive or uncompetitive and that has been different all through the season for us".



Manchester United's bid for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata rejected

The 23-year old, who is presently on worldwide duty with Italy , has a release clause of 100 Million Euros and the club hopes to use this as a leverage to keep him. Barcelona and Real Madrid topped this list with an annual average of $233 million and $216 million respectively. " Good competition is important if you want to be successful ", the England worldwide added.



Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters

But whether it was the swirling wind which snapped the flags lining the roof of the showcourt, or Halep's varied pace, the Spaniard repeatedly struggled to find her range. 1. "Coming into this tournament, there were a few people who told me, 'You have to be in the final to be No. 1, ' said Pliskova . I was like, there is no chance I make the final here", she said.