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Ostapenko blasts past Wozniacki, into first major semifinal

In uncharted territory from first ball, teenager Jelena Ostapenko rallied from a set down, and overcame both two rain delays and a vastly more experience opponent to become the youngest player to advance to the semifinals of the French Open in a decade on Tuesday.

The World No.47, unseeded in Paris, ousted former World No.1 and No.11 seed Caroline Wozniacki, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, to advance to her first Grand Slam semifinal.

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Bacsinszky weathers Mladenovic storm in Roland Garros

Timea Bacsinszky is back into the French Open semifinals after fighting past an inspired Kristina Mladenovic – and the stormy conditions in Paris.

The No.30-seeded Swiss was up against fan favorite Mladenovic – who enjoyed vocal support from the crowd on Court Philippe Chatrier – and had to contend with the blustery winds in Paris and two rain delays before closing out the encounter, 6-4, 6-4.