Rain delays French Open quarter-finals

Novak Djokovic’s game with Alexander Zverev is delayed due to heavy rain. (AFP pic)

PARIS: Heavy rain delayed the start of play in the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday.

World number one Novak Djokovic was facing German fifth seed Alexander Zverev on Court Philippe Chatrier as was defending women’s champion Simona Halep against American teenager Amanda Anisimova.

On Court Suzanne Lenglen, America’s Madison Keys was due to face Australia’s Ashleigh Barty before 2018 runner-up Dominic Thiem clashed with Russia’s Karen Khachanov.

Rain was forecast to continue in Paris for the rest of the day.