Novak Djokovic got the better of the 13-time champion Rafael Nadal in the French Open semi-final after a hard-fought game which lasted over four hours.
In their 58th career clash, Djokovic triumphed 3-6, 6-3, 7-6
(7/4), 6-2 and stays on course to capture a 19th major and become the first man
in over 50 years to win all four Slams twice.
Djokovic, the 2016 champion in Paris who had also beaten
Nadal at the 2015 tournament, will face Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday’s final in
what will be his 29th championship match at the Slams.
Tsitsipas had earlier become the first Greek to reach a
Grand Slam final with a 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Germany’s