As we head to semifinals, here’s a few stats that may interest lovers of Roland Garros, courtesy of French Open organisers.

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For the first time in the Open Era at Roland Garros, there are four first time semi-finalists in women’s singles – Maria Sakkari, Barbora Krejcikova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Tamara Zidansek. The only other time that has happened in the Open Era at any Slam was in 1978 at the Australian Open.

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Krejcikova saved five set points in the opening set against Coco Gauff en route to her straight-sets victory over the American teenager.

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Krejcikova needed six match points to close out the win over Gauff.

Barbora Krejciova is through to the semi-finals. Photo: Roger Parker International Sports Fotos Ltd

10
Krejcikova extended her winning streak to 10 consecutive matches won. The Czech world No.33 won the Strasbourg title on the eve of Roland-Garros and is now through to the semi-finals in Paris.

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After defeating Matteo Berrettini in the quarter-finals, Novak Djokovic has now reached 11 semi-finals at Roland-Garros.

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Sakkari leads the four semi-finalists in the aces category, having struck 26 aces in total so far through five matches.

Maria Sakkari celebrates her quarter-final win over Iga Swiatek. Photo: Roger Parker International Sports Fotos Ltd

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Nadal won 30 of the last 35 points of his quarter-final against Schwartzman.

35
Nadal has now won his last 35 consecutive matches at Roland-Garros.

40
Djokovic has now made it to 40 Grand Slam semi-finals in his illustrious career.

58
Now that their highly-anticipated semi-final has been set, Djokovic and Nadal will square off for the 58th time – it is the most contested men’s rivalry in tennis.  

Novak Djokovic has now reached 40 grand slam semi-finals. Photo: Roger Parker International Sports Fotos Ltd

83
Sakkari won 83% of her first-serve points during her straight-sets win over Swiatek in the quarter-finals.

105
Nadal has improved his record at Roland-Garros to 105-2 win-loss with his victory over Schwartzman on Wednesday.

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