Europe 1 with AFP / Photo credits: Matthieu Mirville / DPPI via AFP 10:00 am, June 09, 2023Roland-Garros puts itself in the colors of the semifinals of the men's singles this Friday. Spain's Carlos Alcaraz and Serbia's Novak Djokovic will face off first on Centre Court Philippe-Chatrier, not before 14:45 p.m., in a match that every tennis fan is looking forward to. Alexander Zverev and Casper Ruud met in the other semifinal.
The first semi-final clash between the two great favorites Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic will begin at 14:45, Friday during the 13th day of Roland-Garros, tournament of which Europe 1 is the official radio, before the second between the finalist 2022 Casper Ruud and the returning Alexander Zverev. In the women's draw on Thursday, Czech Karolina Muchova and Poland's Iga Swiatek advanced to the singles final.
The main matches of the 13th matchday on Friday:
(not before 14:45) Carlos Alcaraz (ESP/No. 1 seed) vs. Novak Djokovic (SRB/No. 3)
(not before 17:30 p.m.) Casper Ruud (NOR/N.4) - Alexander Zverev (GER/N.22)
Alcaraz-Djokovic, the match everyone is waiting for
This is the match everyone is waiting for: the new tennis star, the Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, 20 years old and world number 1, against one of the greatest players of all time, the Serbian Novak Djokovic, the number 3 seed, in search of a 23rd Grand Slam title, which would be a record in the history of tennis. The two men will explain themselves first on the Philippe-Chatrier center court.
The second semi-final in the men's singles draw will pit Germany's Alexander Zverev, back from his serious injury last year at Porte d'Auteuil, and Norway's Casper Ruud, who will try to reach a second straight final in Paris.