Sunday 17 November, 2019

Djokovic reaches French Open semifinals

Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Germany's Alexander Zverev during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Germany's Alexander Zverev during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Novak Djokovic has reached the French Open semifinals after beating Alexander Zverev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday.

The top-ranked Serb converted his second match point when the fifth-seeded Zverev put a backhand long.

Djokovic next plays No. 4 Dominic Thiem of Austria, last year's runner-up.

Djokovic has won 15 Grand Slams but his only French Open title was in 2016, also the year he last reached the semis at Roland Garros.

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