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ANA Ivanovic, LUCIE Safarova ENTER French Open semis

Ana Ivanovic and Lucie Safarova will clash for a place in the French Open final after comfortably defeating younger rivals at a windswept Roland Garros on <g data-gr-id="9">Tuesday .</g> Ivanovic reached her first Grand Slam semi-final in seven years when she beat Ukraine's Elina <g data-gr-id="11">Svitolina</g> 6-3, 6-2 while Safarova booked a place in the French Open last four for the first time by seeing off <g data-gr-id="12">Garbine</g> Muguruza 7-6 (7/3), 6-3. Serb seventh seed Ivanovic, 27, last made the semi-finals of a major on her way to her only Grand Slam title in Paris in 2008. It will be her fifth last-four appearance at a major after similar runs to the 2007 and 2008 semi-finals at Roland Garros, Wimbledon in <g data-gr-id="7">2007 .</g>
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