2020 French Open, Sofia Kenin vs. Petra Kvitova, Women’s Semifinals live stream, odds, TV channel, start time

The 2020 French Open Semifinals are here, today we’ll have two Women’s Semifinal matches. In the first women’s semifinal match we’ll have Iga Swiatek facing Nadia Podoroska then following that will be Sofia Kenin taking on Petra Kvitova.

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Below you’ll find everything you need to know to follow the French Open including the upcoming schedule.

French Open, Women’s Semifinals

When: Thursday, October 8 Live Coverage: 10:30 a.m. ET TV Channel: Tennis Channel Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free)

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WATCH LIVE: French Open women’s semifinals

American Sofia Kenin and Czech Petra Kvitova play for a spot in the French Open final, live on NBC Sports on Thursday.

Kenin, the fourth seed and Australian Open champion, and Kvitova, the seventh seed and two-time Wimbledon champion, meet in the second semifinal at Roland Garros.

Coverage begins at 11 a.m. ET on NBC (live on East Coast), NBCSN (live across the country), NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app.

WATCH LIVE: Kenin, Kvitova in French Open semifinals — STREAM LINK

The winner gets 54th-ranked Iga Swiatek of Poland or 131st-ranked Nadia Podoroska of Argentina, guaranteeing the lowest-ranked women’s French Open finalist in more than 40 years.

Kenin is bidding to join Venus and Serena Williams as American women to make multiple Grand Slam finals in one year since 2006.

Kenin came into the tournament without the typical amount of buzz accompanying a No. 4 seed. She was swept 6-0,

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Proven champions, up-and-comers and underdogs — the 2020 French Open women’s semifinals has it all

After months of uncertainty leading into the French Open, rescheduled from its traditional spring date due to the coronavirus pandemic, the semifinal round is finally here. It has been a chaotic week and a half at Roland Garros, filled with early exits of favorites and a never-ending stream of weather changes and complaints.

Despite the circumstances, the final four women are a remarkable group. There is the two-time major champion in No. 7 seed Petra Kvitova, who has been the picture of resiliency nearly four years removed from a terrifying attack by a knife-wielding intruder that threatened her career. There is her next opponent, No. 4 seed Sofia Kenin, the reigning Australian Open champion and top-ranked American who has positioned herself among the best of the young generation of WTA stars.

On the other side of the draw is unseeded Iga Swiatek of Poland, the sport’s latest teen phenom who

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Nadia Podoroska to meet Iga Swiatek in French Open women’s semifinals

A mostly unknown player ranked No. 255 at the start of the season, Podoroska has fielded questions during the French Open that have been largely introductory in nature.

No, she cannot understand Russian. She is Argentine with a surname passed down from immigrant great-grandparents.

Yes, she is aware she hails from the same city as Lionel Messi.

No, she hasn’t been pinching herself this past fortnight — this last answer coming after her request for a translation of the word “pinching.” A moderator began to explain in Spanish before the 23-year-old laughed and cut him off, grasping the gist of the question.

“No,” she said. “I don’t want to wake up.”

Podoroska’s dreamscape of a French Open continues Thursday, when she will be just the third woman since the Open Era began in 1968 to play in the semifinals of a major tournament after coming through qualifying. She will face

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