The Latest: Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires
PARIS (AP) The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
Rafael Nadal advanced to the French Open semifinals for the 10th time when Pablo Carreno Busta retired from their match because of injury.
The fourth-seeded Nadal, a nine-time champion at Roland Garros, was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta stopped. It was not immediately clear what was wrong with Carreno Busta.
The 20th-seeded Carreno Busta had taken a medical timeout after the opening set.
Nadal will next face either second-seeded Novak Djokovic or sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem on Friday.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic might be cold during their French Open quarterfinals. At least they'll get to play.
A day after their matches were postponed because of rain, nine-time champion Nadal and defending champion Djokovic will try to reach the semifinals.
Shortly before play is supposed to start, the temperature is 57 degrees F (14 degrees Celsius).
If Nadal and Djokovic win, they would face each other Friday.
In the quarterfinals, Nadal will face Pablo Carreno Busta, while Djokovic meets Dominic Thiem. The other men's quarterfinals later Wednesday are Andy Murray vs. Kei Nishikori, and Stan Wawrinka vs. Marin Cilic.
The last two women's quarterfinals are also on the schedule: Karolina Pliskova against Caroline Garcia, and Simona Halep against Elina Svitolina.
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