Thiem reaches third straight French Open semi-final

Thiem reaches third straight French Open semi-final

"Me and my brother are guys that spend three, four hours a day in the gym, lifting heavy weights, on the treadmill".

Zverev, who had come through three five-set matches to reach the last eight, required a medical timeout at the start of the second set and was clearly affected in his first grand slam quarter-final.

Zverev refused to blame his injury on the near 11 hours he had spent on court in his last three rounds against Dusan Lajovic, Damir Dzumhur and Karen Khachanov, each of whom he had beaten after trailing by two sets to one.

Alexander Zverev had to come from behind once more to book his place in his first Slam quarter-final. If you do, leave this match alone from a pre-match betting point of view, but if you feel that Zverev will be as fresh as a daisy, then Zverev at [2.56] would be a viable consideration.

Alexander Zverev of Germany (right) shakes hands with Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation after winning their men's round of 16 match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France.

He will take on Dominic Thiem in his Grand Slam quarterfinal debut, after Thiem eliminated Japanese top-ranked Nishikori Kei 6-2, 6-0, 5-7, 6-4. The German called for a medical timeout when trailing 1-4 after the fifth game. "I'm very happy about being in the quarterfinals here, going the hard way, going the long distance ... showing everybody that I can play for as long as I need to". But in their most recent, and arguably biggest match, in the Madrid final earlier this season it was Zverev who won, defeating Thiem 6-4 6-4 to win a third Masters 1000 title.

"I think that's the matchup most of the fans in Germany and Austria were hoping for when they saw the draw", he said. The German also suffered 42 unforced errors, compared to Thiem's 20. Sunday evening she rallied from 5-3 down in the first set, which lasted 68 minutes.

Novak Djokovic equaled Roger Federer's mark of reaching nine consecutive quarterfinals at Roland Garros by beating No. 30 seed Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday.

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The 36-year-old Williams set up that showdown by making only three unforced errors in the opening set against Goerges, 12 in all. Sloane Stephens advanced too, but the 10th-seeded American had a much more hard time beating Italy's Camila Giorgi 4-6 6-1 8-6.

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"At the end I was nervous". It's the best, a five-set match.

Third-seed pair of Andreja Klepac and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez survived a mid-match blip to beat Serena and Venus Williams 6-4 6-7 (4) 6-0 in the women's doubles clash.

Claycourt specialist Thiem's relentless accuracy from the baseline proved too much for second seed Zverev who looked jaded after a gruelling path to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal.

"I am very pi**ed off about it", he smiled.

Yulia Putintseva strode to a 6-4, 6-3 victory over 26th seed Barbora Strycova, and she'll face Keys in the quarters. - Williams, discussing the chest muscle injury that caused her to pull out of the French Open before she was supposed to face Sharapova.

One of the four will become a first-time French Open finalist.

Putintseva made the first significant move with a break in the seventh game, but failed to serve out the set as Keys found her range.

Zverev was holding his head in his chair before having his leg heavily strapped and both players went off court at the end of a second set which Thiem wrapped up with a hold to love.

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