Gallery: The story from day twelve at the 2018 French Open


Here is our pictorial of the final Thursday at the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros.

Defending champion Rafael Nadal in full flow.

Diego Schwartzman didn’t really turn up on Thursday as he went down 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Nadal flying into the semi-finals…

Marin Cilic bowed out of the 2018 French Open on Thursday, going down in four sets to Juan Martin del Potro.

Giving Del Potro plenty of reason to celebrate.

These shoes were made for winning…

Garbine Muguruza had no answers to Simona Halep early on.

The Romanian won the opening set 6-1.

Halep went on to win the match to reach the Roland Garros final for a third time.

Madison Keys had a tough time in the other semi-final against Sloane Stephens.

Stephens waving to her fans after recording to an easy 6-4, 6-4 win over her fellow American.