Murray books Wawrinka showdown; Nadal moves into semifinal

Murray books Wawrinka showdown; Nadal moves into semifinal”

Murray will now face Stan Wawrinka the 3rd seed who beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.

The third-seeded Swiss player fell and rolled into the net as he set up match point but he dusted himself down to win the match with an ace.

"Obviously, it was not the ideal way for the match to end and especially against a good friend", said Nadal, who has lost just 22 games in five matches so far.

Murray beat 53rd-ranked Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Court Philippe Chatrier while Wawrinka got the better of World No.15 Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Monday.

"I needed to start putting a little bit more pace on my shots", said Murray in an on-court interview following his victory. In the victory, Murray won 74 percent of his first serve points and 43 percent of his second serve points.

The Japanese twice came from behind in a third set that ebbed and flowed, only to surrender meekly during the subsequent breaker.

"I'm sure he's going to be as motivated as ever, so I expect him to come out and really play his best", said Djokovic, who has won all five matches, and 11 of 12 sets, he's played against Thiem.

Cilic advanced as Kevin Anderson retired hurt with a leg injury, when trailing the Croat 6-3, 3-0. The match with Khachanov was full of brilliant moments, both athletes showed a real man tennis.

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Newsmen report that the three-time Grand Slam champion cruised to a 6-3 6-3 6-1 win against the Croatian in an hour and 40 minutes.

Rafael Nadal took issue with Ramos earlier in the tournament for treating him like a "machine" and suggested he was being unfairly targeted to speed up play.

Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open.

On the clay courts of Paris, determined the semifinalists of the 116th version of the Open championship of France. In another quarterfinal, Pliskova meets No. 28 Caroline Garcia, a 6-2, 6-4 victor against Alize Cornet in a match between two Frenchwomen.

And last year's beaten finalist was not to let the opportunity slip, despite an opening game break, to once again blitz his way to six games and take his place in the last four where Warwinka stands in the way of a second Roland Garros final.

The fourth-seeded Nadal, a nine-time champion at Roland Garros, was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta stopped.

The no.6 seed will face Rafa Nadal in the semi-finals on Friday. Stay tuned to see how their quarterfinals meeting unfolds.

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