French Open 2017: Andy Murray, Stanislas Wawrinka, Rafael Nadal and Dominic Theim reach semi-finals

07 June 2017, 11:43 PM
French Open: Murray, Wawrinka, Nadal and Theim enter semis
French Open: Murray, Wawrinka, Nadal and Theim enter semis

Andy Murray had a tough time against Kei Nishikori and defeated him in four sets 2-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-1 to reach semi-finals of French Open. It will be Murray’s fifth semi-final at Roland Garros and 21st grand slam semi-final overall.

On the other hand, third seed and 2015 French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka displayed majestic form as he dismantled Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1 to book a semi-final meeting with Andy Murray at Roland Garros.

It will be Wawrinka's ninth appearance in a Grand Slam semi-final and his third straight appearance in the last four in Paris as he remains on course for a fourth major following his French Open, 2014 Australian Open and 2016 US Open successes.

Whereas the first semi-final will be between Murray and Wawrinka, the other will be played between Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal and Austrian Dominic Theim who won their respective encounters on Wednesday.

First Published: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 11:22 PM
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