Nadal reaches French Open final after Zverev forced to retire with injury

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  • Zverev taken off the court in a wheelchair during second set
  • Casper Ruud beats Marin Cilic in semi-final held up by protester

Rafael Nadal is a French Open finalist for the 14th time in his career as a gripping, lengthy and messy semi-final ended with Alexander Zverev being forced to retire in the second set. Zverev badly twisted his ankle while chasing a ball and was taken off the court in a wheelchair.

After competing for over three hours without completing the second set, Nadal won 7-6 (8), 6-6 ret. to advance to the final.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Roland Garros
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