PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic has stopped Rafael Nadal’s bid for a 14th French Open title and handed him just his third loss in 108 matches in the tournament.
Djokovic won their four-hour thriller of a semifinal in four sets by taking the last half-dozen games.
Djokovic will be seeking his second trophy in Paris and 19th major championship overall when he plays in Sunday’s final in Paris.
The top-seeded Djokovic’s opponent will be fifth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas.
It will be the 29th career Grand Slam final for Djokovic, and the first for Tsitsipas.
Tsitsipas beat Alexander Zverev in the semifinals in five sets.