The Norwegian defeated Croatian Marin Cilic in four sets (3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2) on Friday.
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Marin Cilic is the best forward to reach the Roland Garros final. The Croatian, No. 20 seed and fall of Andrey Rublev in the previous round, made the hole in the first inning against Casper Ruud (6-3) on Friday, June 3 in the semifinals. The winner of this match will meet Rafael Nadal in the final on Sunday.
The Spaniard qualified after the abandonment of Alexander Zverev, who was hit in the ankle. After more than three hours of intense fighting, he left the court, in tears, before the end of the second set. otherwise victorious in the first set (7-6 [10-8]) therefore qualified for its fourteenth Roland-Garros final.
In the junior tournament, 16-year-old Gabriel Debru qualified for the final. He defeated Croatian Dino Prizmic (6-1, 0-6, 6-3). In doubles, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia also reached the finaldepending on the American pair Coco Gauff-Jessica Pegula (2-6, 6-4, 6-2).
Earlier in the day, at 11 a.m., double Paralympic champions Nicolas Peifer and Stéphane Houdet were eliminated in the semifinals of the armchair tennis tournament by the Gustavo Fernandez-Shingo Kunieda duo. Follow the day live.