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Swiatek Reaches French Open Semifinals; Cilic Advances over Rublev

Roland Garros—Paris, France Tuesday’s action in Paris saw top seed Iga Swiatek continue her reign over women’s tennis. Advancing to the semifinals in easy fashion, the Pole defeated American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-2. Swiatek will next face Daria Kasatkina, who dismissed Veronika Kudermetova 6-4, 7-6(5). On the men’s side, Marin Cilic advanced to the semifinals after he defeated No. 7 seed Andrey Rublev in five sets. Cilic, who is a former US Open winner, will next face either Casper Ruud or Holger Rune. Ruud will face young Dane Rune later in the day. Cilic and Ruud or Rune will be opposite of the Alexander Zverev vs. Rafael Nadal semifinal on Friday. Nadal, who is aiming to win his 14th career title at Roland Garros, ousted top seed Novak Djokovic in four thrilling sets on Tuesday. Zverev upended future great Carlos Alcaraz in four sets. Thursday’s action at the French Open will feature the women’s semifinals. Quarterfinal Results: (20) Marin Cilic Defeats (7) Andrey Rublev 57 63 64 36 76(2) The post Swiatek Reaches French Open Semifinals; Cilic Advances over Rublev appeared first on Tennis Connected.

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