Video: Timea Bacsinszky vs Kristina Mladenovic Roland Garros 2017 QF Highlights
Timea Bacsinszky defeated Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4 and advanced to the semifinals at the 2017 French Open.
Bacsinszky fought for her points and held a 6-4, 4-3 before the second rain break delay. The Swiss player said the weather posed challenges for the athletes throughout the duration of the day, but she remains grateful for the opportunity to play another round.
“It was really difficult because we had all the seasons rolled into one today. We had a sand storm, a hurricane and we almost had snow too. It was really tough to keep my concentration all day long,”Bacsinszky said after the match. “ For many years, big things have happened for me at Roland-Garros. I’m really happy to be through to my second semi-final here. I feel really privileged.”
Bacsinszky will now face Ostapenko.