Lookahead to Thursday

There will be a new Grand Slam women’s champion at the end of the French Open. All four women left in the field in Paris will be participat­ing in the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time. First up will be No. 31 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchen­kova of Russia against unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia. That will be followed by No. 17 seed Maria Sakkari of Greece against unseeded Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic. – The Associated Press

Wednesday’s key results

Women’s quarterfin­als: No. 17 Maria Sakkari def. No. 8 Iga Swiatek 6-4, 6-4; Barbora Krejickova def. No. 24 Coco Gauff 7-6 (8-6), 6-3.

Men’s quarterfin­als: No. 3 Rafael Nadal def. No. 10 Diego Schwartzma­n 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0; No. 1 Novak Djokovic def. No. 9 Matteo Berrettini, 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 7-5.

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