Social News XYZ     


French Open: Djokovic to face Thiem, Nadal to play Federer

French Open: Djokovic to face Thiem, Nadal to play Federer

Paris, June 7 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic reached another French Open semifinal after a 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 victory over fifth-seeded Alexander Zverev, leaving himself only two wins from becoming the second man in history to hold all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously on two separate occasions.

The other semifinal will see Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer renew their historic rivalry for the 29th time, as the Swiss legend is looking to beat 11-time French Open champion Nadal for the first time at Roland Garros.

"The longer I play in my career or the further I go, the sense of history-making is only getting stronger," the Serbian was quoted as saying by news agency Xinhua after the match on Thursday.

 

Since his surprising loss to Italy's Marco Cecchinato in the quarterfinals here last year, Djokovic has won 26 Grand Slam matches without reply, taking the 2018 Wimbledon and U.S. Open titles and winning this year's Australian Open in the process.

"I think there is no better way to make history than to win slams and play your best in the biggest events, and obviously try to stay No.1 as long as you can," the 15-time Grand Slam winner said.

Djokovic's next opponent is Austria's Dominic Thiem, who defeated 10th seed Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 to advance into the Roland Garros semifinals for the fourth consecutive year.

Facebook Comments
French Open: Djokovic to face Thiem, Nadal to play Federer

About Gopi Adusumilli

Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialNews.XYZ and President of AGK Fire Inc. He enjoys designing websites, developing mobile applications and publishing news articles on current events from various authenticated news sources. When it comes to writing he likes to write about current world politics and Indian Movies. His future plans include developing SocialNews.XYZ into a News website that has no bias or judgment towards any. He can be reached at gopi@socialnews.xyz

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: