French Open day 11: Novak Djokovic battles back to reach semi-finals

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Novak Djokovic advanced to the French Open semi-finals as he fought back after some physical issues and being a set down to beat Pablo Carreno-Busta 4-6 6-2 6-3 6-4.

He will face Stefanos Tsitsipas after the Greek fifth seed demolished Andrey Rublev in straight sets.

On the women’s side special Ks Petra Kvitova and Sofia Kenin reached the semi-finals.

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Petra Kvitova’s smile lit up Court Philippe Chatrier (Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

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Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin’s record at grand slams this year reads 15-1.

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Men: Andrey Rublev (13), Pablo Carreno-Busta (17)
Women: None

Up next

Teenager Iga Swiatek and qualifier Nadia Podoroska are up first in the semi-final nobody saw coming, before Kvitova and Kenin face off.

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