Marin Cilic in motion towards Andrey Rublev.© AFP
Croatia’s Marin Cilic fired 33 aces previous seventh-seeded Andrey Rublev to achieve his first French Open semi-final on Wednesday with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (10/2) win.
Cilic, the 2014 US Open champion, additionally crashed 88 winners within the four-hour 10-minute tie and can play both eighth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway or Danish teenager Holger Rune for a spot in Sunday’s last.
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