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Stosur, 33, has held the top ranking for 450 weeks and would have lost it if she fell to Moscow-born Gavrilova.
Wilfried Tsonga beat Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia at the Lyon Open on Friday to reach his first clay-court final.
27 May 2017
Petra Kvitova suffered career-threatening injuries to her left playing hand when she tackled an intruder at her home.
Halep, the 2014 runner-up at Roland Garros, earlier this week rated her chances of being fit for Paris as 50-50.
Nadal boasts a sensational career record at French Open with 72 wins and just two defeats, to Djokovic in 2015 and Soderling in 2009.
Stosur, 33, and 10 years older than her Moscow-born rival, made the title match by seeing off China's Peng Shuai 7-6 (7/0), 6-4.
Del Potro lost to Federer on his last appearance at Roland Garros five years ago despite winning the first two sets.
Stan Wawrinka eased into the final by seeing off Russian world number 85 Andrey Kuznetsov in straight sets.
Kiki Bertens booked her ticket to Saturday's Nuremberg WTA final after semi-final opponent Misaki Doi retired.
Murray, the 2016 runner-up at Roland Garros to Djokovic, admitted he had been sick since arriving in the French capital on Sunday.
Wimbledon, the last of tennis's four major Grand Slam events still played on grasscourts, runs this year from July 3-16.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were drawn to face each other in a blockbuster French Open semis.
26 May 2017
Novak Djokovic revealed that a chance telephone call sparked his decision to hire US legend Andre Agassi as his new coach.
Rafael Nadal withdrew from the 2016 tournament with a left wrist injury on the eve of his third round match.
The 'next-gen' stars will be hoping to step up and display their skills to fill in the gap at the French Open.
The Briton usurped Novak Djokovic to become world number one for the first time at the end of last year, but approaches the French Open next week on a poor run.
25 May 2017
The fourth-ranked Romanian hurt her right ankle in the Italian Open final. She tripped while leading 5-2 in the first set and eventually lost to Elina Svitolina 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.
24 May 2017
Erakovic believes she has a terrible singing voice and initially did not want people to know she was singing.
French tennis federation spokesman Stephan Post added that France remained at level two of its security alert system.
Kei Nishikori's run to the 2015 quarter-final at the French Open remains his best showing in Paris.
Roland Garros organisers are confident that the absence from the French Open of Federer, Serena and Sharapova will just be a footnote.
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