French Open 2021 Results: Wednesday Winners, Scores, Stats, Singles Draw Update

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The men's singles match we have been waiting for at the French Open will take place Friday. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Wednesday to set up a rematch of the 2020 men's final...
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The men's singles match we have been waiting for at the French Open will take place Friday.

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Wednesday to set up a rematch of the 2020 men's final.

Both of the star players advanced to the final four through four-set victories. Djokovic outlasted Matteo Berrettini, and Nadal took down Diego Schwartzman on Court Philippe Chatrier.

The men's semifinals feature four of the top six seeds in the draw, but the same can't be said about the women's singles competition.

Maria Sakkari joined Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as one of the two seeded women in the final four. The Greek advanced by way of a straight-set win over reigning champion Iga Swiatek.

Sakkari and Barbora Krejickova face a quick turnaround to Thursday's semifinal matches. The men's semifinals take place Friday.

Wednesday French Open Results

Men's Singles

No. 1 Novak Djokovic def. No. 9 Matteo Berrettini, 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5

No. 3 Rafael Nadal def. No. 10 Diego Schwartzman, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Djokovic let out an explosive roar after he closed out Berrettini on his third match point in the fourth set. He had a hard time breaking the ninth-seeded Italian, as he converted on four of his nine opportunities in the match.

The No. 1 seed did not let Berrettini feel comfortable at all in his return…
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