Šafářová reaches semis at French Open

Czech player Lucie Šafářová has reached the semi-finals of tennis’s French Open. The 28-year-old beat Gabrine Muguruza of Spain 7-6 6-3 on Tuesday to set up a clash with Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic for a place in the final in Paris. Šafářová had never previously got past the third round at the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Author: Ian Willoughby