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Halle Open: Dominic Thiem dumped out by Robin Haase, Alexander Zverev reaches quarters

Halle Open: Dominic Thiem dumped out by Robin Haase, Alexander Zverev reaches quarters

Austrian Thiem was playing in his first tournament since reaching the French Open last four earlier this month, looking to get some match practice on grass before the start of Wimbledon on July 3.

French Open 2017:  Headlines, quotes, key stats and facts about Day 13 at Roland Garros

French Open 2017: Headlines, quotes, key stats and facts about Day 13 at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal to face Stan Wawrinka for his 10th French Open title at Roland Garros

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 10th Roland Garros title, faces Stan Wawrinka in final

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 10th Roland Garros title, faces Stan Wawrinka in final

Nadal, who won the last of his French Opens in 2014, is bidding to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam.

French Open 2017: Novak Djokovic 'tanked' third set 6-0 against Dominic Thiem, feels tennis legend John McEnroe

French Open 2017: Novak Djokovic 'tanked' third set 6-0 against Dominic Thiem, feels tennis legend John McEnroe

Djokovic has not been at his best for a while now, winning just two titles in the last 12 months.

Dominic Thiem stuns Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal enters 10th French Open semi-final

Dominic Thiem stuns Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal enters 10th French Open semi-final

Nadal won 6-2, 2-0 after Carreno Busta withdrew with abdominal pain, in 51 minutes, reports Efe. Nadal is bidding for his 10th French Open title.

French Open 2017, Day 1: Top-seed Angelique Kerber in historic loss, tearful Petra Kvitova returns

French Open 2017, Day 1: Top-seed Angelique Kerber in historic loss, tearful Petra Kvitova returns

Before this year, the earliest exits suffered by a top seed in Paris came in the second round -- Justine Henin in 2004 and Serena Williams in 2014.

French Open 2017: Young bloods Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev aiming to upset old guard at Roland Garros

French Open 2017: Young bloods Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev aiming to upset old guard at Roland Garros

The 20-year-old Alexander Zverev beat Novak Djokovic to win the Italian Open last Sunday, while the 23-year-old Dominic Thiem also impressed in the tournament, defeating Nadal.

French Open 2017: 'I'm the favourite? I don't care', declares Le Decima chasing Rafael Nadal

French Open 2017: 'I'm the favourite? I don't care', declares Le Decima chasing Rafael Nadal

Nadal, who was forced to withdraw from last year's Roland Garros with a wrist injury after two rounds, has already reached the magical 10 titles number this year at the claycourt events in Monte Carlo and Barcelona.

French Open: Back at full power, Rafael Nadal closing in on La Decima

French Open: Back at full power, Rafael Nadal closing in on La Decima

In Madrid, Nadal trounced Nick Kyrgios, David Goffin and French Open champion Novak Djokovic on his way to a record-extending 52nd title on his favoured clay.

Rome Masters: Rafael Nadal suffers shock defeat to Dominic Thiem, now targets 10th French Open title

Rome Masters: Rafael Nadal suffers shock defeat to Dominic Thiem, now targets 10th French Open title

Nadal, a former seven-time champion in the Italian capital, had dominated the Austrian to win the Madrid Masters final last week.

Madrid Masters: Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem to win title for fifth time

Madrid Masters: Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem to win title for fifth time

Nadal is now strong favourite to add a 10th French Open crown next month as he romped to victory on home soil for the loss of just one set all week.

Madrid Masters: Rafael Nadal crushes Novak Djokovic in open era record 50th meeting to enter final

Madrid Masters: Rafael Nadal crushes Novak Djokovic in open era record 50th meeting to enter final

Rafael Nadal snapped a seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic in commanding fashion as he romped into the final of the Madrid Masters 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday.

Red-hot Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win `dream` 10th Barcelona Open

Red-hot Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win `dream` 10th Barcelona Open

Nadal won in Barcelona between 2005-2009, 2011-13 and now in the last two years.

Barcelona Open: 'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal one win from 10th title in Catalonia, faces Dominic Thiem in final

Barcelona Open: 'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal one win from 10th title in Catalonia, faces Dominic Thiem in final

Nadal, 30, who will be playing in his 106th career final on Sunday, won the Barcelona title in 2005-09, 2011-13 and 2016.

Mexico Open: Sam Querry shocks Rafael Nadal to lift ATP Acapulco title

Mexico Open: Sam Querry shocks Rafael Nadal to lift ATP Acapulco title

Querrey, who captured his ninth ATP title fired 19 aces en route to his first career victory over Nadal in five meetings.

Mexico Open: Rafael Nadal advance into Acapulco semi-finals, faces Marin Cilic

Mexico Open: Rafael Nadal advance into Acapulco semi-finals, faces Marin Cilic

The 30-year-old Nadal clinched Thursday`s victory in the ninth game of the second set with a overhead smash at the net after Nishioka`s return landed well short.

Australian Open 2017: David Goffin beats Ivo Karlovic in straight sets, advances into fourth round

Australian Open 2017: David Goffin beats Ivo Karlovic in straight sets, advances into fourth round

The 11th-seeded Goffin will now face either Dominic Thiem or Benoit Paire in the last 16.

Rafael Nadal welcomes back old foe Roger Federer, praises new generation

Rafael Nadal welcomes back old foe Roger Federer, praises new generation

Nadal, 30, said it was good for the game to see younger players starting to make their mark.

Novak Djokovic battles past Milos Raonic's challenge to book last four spot at ATP Tour Finals

Novak Djokovic battles past Milos Raonic's challenge to book last four spot at ATP Tour Finals

Wimbledon finalist Raonic, who defeated Monfils in his opening match, earned break points in the Serb`s first two service games, but Djokovic wriggled out of trouble on both occasions and the set went to a tie-break.

Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic to book last four spot at Tour Finals

Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic to book last four spot at Tour Finals

Novak Djokovic booked his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Tour Finals with an emotional 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/5) victory over Milos Raonic on Tuesday.