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French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem resume semifinal, women’s final follows

first_img Associated Press ParisJune 8, 2019UPDATED: June 8, 2019 15:48 IST The men’s semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was suspended due to rain. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSThe French Open semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was suspendedThe rain suspended French Open semi-final is scheduled to resume on Saturday noonThe French Open semi-final will be followed by women’s singles finalNovak Djokovic’s 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal.They are slated to open Saturday’s schedule in Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros.Thiem was ahead 6-2, 3-6, 3-1 when play was halted Friday night. The winner will face 11-time champion Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s final.After Djokovic-Thiem concludes, No. 8 seed Ash Barty of Australia will face unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic for the women’s championship.It is the first Grand Slam final for either player.In the other men’s semi-final on Friday, Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer to bid for his record-extending 12th French Open title.Also Read | French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal tops Roger Federer in straight sets to reach finalAlso Read | French Open 2019: Teenager Vondrousova beats Konta to reach finalAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow French Open 2019Follow Novak Djokovic Next French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem resume semifinal, women’s final followsNovak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem have split the first two sets, then Thiem went up by a break in the third, before play was halted Friday due to rain. They’re scheduled to resume in Court Philippe Chatrier on Saturday.advertisementlast_img read more