Threat of thunder halts play in men's quarterfinals at French Open | Inquirer Sports

Threat of thunder halts play in men’s quarterfinals at French Open

/ 12:05 AM June 05, 2019


Spain’s Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Japan’s Kei Nishikori during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Play was suspended at Roland Garros on Tuesday due to the threat of thunderstorms during the first two men’s quarterfinals.

Roger Federer led a thrilling battle with Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 3-3 when the Swiss pair left Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Over on Court Philippe Chatrier, defending champion Rafael Nadal was 6-1, 6-1, 4-2 ahead against Kei Nishikori.

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TAGS: 2019 French Open, Kei Nishikori, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Roland Garros, Stan Wawrinka, Tennis, THUNDER

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