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SportFrench Open: Ashleigh Barty's quarter final postponed due to persistent Paris rain

23:25  05 june  2019
23:25  05 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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with Ashleigh Barty ' s quarter - final clash against Madison Keys postponed until Thursday night © Reuters Ash Barty There was no play at the French Open on Wednesday due to bad weather French Open quarter - finals delayed as rain wipes out | The Guardian. There was frustration at

There was no play at the French Open on Wednesday due to bad weather, with Ashleigh Barty ' s Reigning champion Simona Halep and world number one Novak Djokovic were due to take to Court Philippe-Chatrier, but woeful conditions in Paris led to tournament organisers announcing the holding

French Open: Ashleigh Barty's quarter final postponed due to persistent Paris rain© Reuters Ash Barty There was no play at the French Open on Wednesday due to bad weather, with Ashleigh Barty's quarter-final clash against Madison Keys postponed until Thursday night (AEST).

Reigning champion Simona Halep and world number one Novak Djokovic were due to take to Court Philippe-Chatrier, but woeful conditions in Paris led to tournament organisers announcing the holding over of four quarter-final matches.

French Open: Ashleigh Barty's quarter final postponed due to persistent Paris rain© Getty Images The covers were out on Court Suzanne-Lenglen on Wednesday The decision was taken after persistent rain had seen Halep's clash with Amanda Anisimova and the meeting of Keys and Barty have their start times pushed backed by two-and-a-half hours.

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There was frustration at Roland Garros as rain wiped out the day’ s play. Johanna Konta’ s semi- final against Marketa Vondrousova will be played on Friday. That’ s only fair given the other two women’ s quarter - finals have to be sorted out tomorrow, along with the remaining men’ s quarter - finals .

Paris : The weather gods have halted Ashleigh Barty ' s French Open charge, leaving Australia's title hope needing to win three matches in three days to Barty was holed up in the locker room for all but 10 minutes as persistent rain wiped out play on Wednesday, resulting in a gruelling new schedule for

Djokovic was scheduled to face Alexander Zverev second on Chatrier, while Dominic Thiem and Karen Khachanov made up the other last-eight encounter.

The French Tennis Federation offered full refunds to spectators and granted them free entry to the grounds on Thursday.

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French Open: Johanna Konta loses semi-final of Roland-Garros.
Britain's Johanna Konta has lost the French Open semi-final to Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets. © Reuters Johanna Konta congratulates Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic Konta was seeking to become the first British woman to reach the Roland-Garros final since Sue Barker, who won the title in 1976. But she lost 7-5, 7-6 (2) to Vondrousova. Konta got off to an excellent start, winning the first 10 points of the match. But she let a golden chance to win the opening set slip away when she failed to convert on three set points at 5-3.

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