Thiem beats Cecchinato to make French Open final


2018 French Open finals
Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 9-10 June Times: 14:00 BST
Coverage: Live radio and text commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app.

Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem reached his first Grand Slam final by beating unseeded Italian Marco Cecchinato in three sets at Roland Garros.

Thiem, 24, won 7-5 7-6 (12-10) 6-1 against the man who shocked Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals.

Thiem edged the first two sets before clinching the third in rapid fashion.

He will play either Spain’s Rafael Nadal or Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro in Sunday’s final.

More soon.

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