Sloane Stephens sets title showdown with Simona Halep after dismantling fellow American Madison Keys in the semi-finals.
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The King of Clay was at full stretch - not just physically as captured in this stunning image, but in countering the challenge of the nimble Diego Schwartzman of Argentina. Trailing a set before rain stopped play, the reigning Roland-Garros champion bounced back on Thursday to win his quarterfinal 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-2.
- Stephens dissects Keys to reach final
- Del Potro press conference
Argentine star discusses his return to the Roland-Garros semi-finals for the first time since 2009.
- Nadal returns with interest to down Diego
The 10-time champion ran away with his quarter-final against Schwartzman when play resumed on Thursday.