Tamara Zidansek through to the French Open semi-finals after a thrilling 7-5 4-6 8-6 win over Paula Badosa
Slovenia's Tamara Zidansek is through to the French Open semi-finals after a thrilling 7-5 4-6 8-6 win over Spain's Paula Badosa in a match which had 15 breaks of serve. The world number 85 had saved two break points before breaking her opponent in the next game to seal her place in the last four at Roland Garros.
Highlights: Zidansek battles past Badosa in classic
The Slovenian was given an informal warning by the referee for getting coaching from her team up in the stands but she recovered to break back, the 14th break of the match, before levelling the set at 3-3.
Both players then held their serve for the next seven games before Zidansek seized two match points and took the second win to seal her place in the semi-finals.
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Watch all the action from the 2021 French Open live on Eurosport, Eurosport.co.uk and the Eurosport app with 13-time champion Rafael Nadal eyeing a remarkable 14th title at his favourite event and 2020 Roland Garros sensation Iga Swiatek aiming to replicate her stunning triumph.