French Open at a glance

PARIS (AP) -- A look at the French Open on Thursday:

Weather: Sunny. High of 68 degrees (20 Celsius).

Women's Semifinals: No. 4 Simona Halep beat No. 28 Andrea Petkovic 6-2, 7-6 (4); No. 7 Maria Sharapova beat No. 18 Eugenie Bouchard 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.

Mixed Doubles Final: Jean-Julien Rojer and Anna-Lena Groenefeld defeated No. 8 Nenad Zimonjic and Julia Goerges 4-6, 6-2, 10-7.

Stat of the Day: 19 - Consecutive third sets won by Sharapova on clay.

Quote of the Day: ''I played a super-stupid forehand slice. I should have just killed it.'' - Petkovic, about a point she lost in the second set.

Friday's Men's Semifinals: No. 1 Rafael Nadal vs. No. 7 Andy Murray; No. 2 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 18 Ernests Gulbis.

Friday's Forecast: Sunny. High of 81 degrees (27 Celsius).

Saturday's Women's Final: Halep vs. Sharapova.


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