PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY
There will be a new Grand Slam women's champion at the end of the French Open. That much is known. All four women left in the field in Paris will be participating in the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time on Thursday. First up in Court Philippe Chatrier will be No. 31 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia against unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia. That will be followed by No. 17 seed Maria Sakkari of Greece against unseeded Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic. Pavlyuchenkova is the only member of the quartet that even had ever played in a major quarterfinal before this week.
Sunny. High of 82 degrees Fahrenheit (28 Celsius).