Roger to meet Rafa in Roland Garros Semifinals
June 4, 2019 -- Paris, France Having flashbacks of the last time Roger found himself in the Quarterfinals at Roland Garros, he took the court today against countryman, Stan Wawrinka. Facing his toughest opponent yet, Stan showed no signs of wear despite his 5-set thriller to get him into the Quarterfinals. Roger dictated and hit his backhands with ease as he weathered the storm and after a short delay won the match 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-4. He faces Rafael Nadal in the semifinals, where they will go head to head for the 39th time. Roger becomes the oldest man at 37 to reach the French Open semifinals since Pancho Gonzales who got there in 1968 when he was 40.