Rain delay postpones men’s matches to Wednesday

The two men’s Roland Garros quarter-final matches scheduled for Tuesday were postponed until Wednesday due to rain delays according to organisers.

Spain's Rafa Nadal was meant to play countryman Pablo Carreno Busta while defending champion Novak Djokovic was due to face Dominic Thiem of Austria.

The two women's quarter-final matches which were underway got interrupted by rain at 13h27 GMT and a second time a few hours later with Frenchwomen Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 4-3 behind against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland taking place on Court Philippe Chatrier.

In the other match on Court Suzanne Lenglen, Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki was leading 6-4, 2-6, 2-1 against Latvian Jelena Ostapenko.

The women’s matches were eventually completed with Bacsinszky and Ostapenko both winning to set up a semi-final clash against each other on Thursday.

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