Carlos Alcaraz from Spain, 6th in world rankings, was defeated by Alexander Zverev (3rd), 6-4., 4-6., 7-6 (9/7), Tuesday in quarter-finals at Roland-Garros. The German will now face Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in semi-finals.
Zverev was a semi-finalist in Paris last year on clay. He lost to Alcaraz in Madrid's final in May (6-3, 6-1).
In the final, Carlos Alcaraz was defeated by 4@AlexZverev 6-4, 6-8, 7-6(7), to reach his second consecutive semi-final in Paris.