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French Open: Schwartzman Shocks Thiem In Five-Hour Thriller

  Argentine 12th seed Diego Schwartzman defeated US Open champion and third seed Dominic Thiem in a five-hour epic on Tuesday to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals, his first-ever Grand Slam last-four appearance. The 28-year-old Schwartzman triumphed 7-6 (7/1), 5-7, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 and will face either 12-time champion Rafael Nadal or Italian … Continue reading French Open: Schwartzman Shocks Thiem In Five-Hour Thriller

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World No.131 Podoroska Makes Light Work Of Svitolina To Reach French Open Semis

  Argentina’s Nadia Podoroska became the first qualifier in the Open era on Tuesday to make the women’s semi-finals at Roland Garros after stunning third seed Elina Svitolina 6-2, 6-4. World number 131 Podoroska had never won a Grand Slam main draw match before the tournament and is the first Argentine woman to reach the … Continue reading World No.131 Podoroska Makes Light Work Of Svitolina To Reach French Open Semis

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Hundreds Evacuated As French Villages Dig Out From Flooding

  Rescue workers evacuated hundreds of people Monday from villages hammered by flash flooding in southeast France over the weekend, with the death toll expected to rise as searches continue for survivors. Two people died after storms dumped huge amounts of rain that turned streams into churning torrents that swept away cars, houses and bridges … Continue reading Hundreds Evacuated As French Villages Dig Out From Flooding

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Lithuanian Foreign Minister Goes Into Self-Isolation After Macron Visit

  Lithuania’s foreign minister is self-isolating after a French embassy official he met during President Emmanuel Macron’s visit tested positive for Covid-19, officials said Monday. Linas Linkevicius “will be in self-isolation this week because he had a close contact” with the official, his spokeswoman Rasa Jakilaitiene told AFP. The French embassy in Vilnius said two … Continue reading Lithuanian Foreign Minister Goes Into Self-Isolation After Macron Visit

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France, Italy Step Up Rescue Efforts After Floods

  French and Italian rescue services stepped up their search efforts on Sunday after floods cut off several villages in the mountainous border regions, causing widespread damage and killing three people. Eight people remained unaccounted for on the French side of the border after storms, torrential rain and flash floods battered the area, washing away … Continue reading France, Italy Step Up Rescue Efforts After Floods

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