French Open day 13: Alcaraz comes back to secure first French Open final berth

Carlos Alcaraz twice came from a set down to sink Jannik Sinner and reach his first French Open final.

The 21-year-old Spaniard won 2-6 6-3 3-6 6-4 6-3 in four hours and nine minutes.

He will face Alexander Zverev, who beat Casper Ruud in the second semi-final.

Here, the PA news agency looks back at day 13 at Roland Garros.

Picture of the day

Alexander Zverev plays a shot against Casper Ruud
Alexander Zverev takes flight against Casper Ruud (Jean-Francois Badias/AP)

Shot of the day

Stat of the day

Alcaraz, 21, is the youngest player to make grand slam finals on all three surfaces; hard-court, grass and the clay of Paris.

Quote of the day

Celebrity watch

From Zoolander to forehander.

Brit watch

Four-time winners Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid came from a set down to beat Gustavo Fernandez and 53-year-old Stephane Houdet, 10-8 in a match tie-break, to reach the final of the men’s wheelchair doubles.

Fallen seeds

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Casper Ruud bowed out in four sets (Jean-Francois Badias/AP)

Jannik Sinner (2), Casper Ruud (7).

Who’s up next?

Iga Swiatek is favourite to land a third consecutive Roland Garros title and a fourth in five years. She faces Jasmine Paolini, the 12th seed from Italy, in the final.