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Quote of the Day: Sharapova



I can’t please everyone. It’s not in my job description. I’m an athlete, and I go out there and fight my heart out. They paid the ticket to watch me, so they must appreciate me on some level, right?



- Maria "Shriek"apova on the…
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Added by tennis baller on June 2, 2008 at 3:03pm — 1 Comment

Safina Ruined Sharapova's Roland Garros Dream

Dinara Safina saved a match point before coming from behind to stun world No. 1 Maria Sharapova and proved her title credentials with 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 win.



Sharapova was discomfited throughout by Safina's deep hitting and struggled to put her game… Continue

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Video - French Open Day Eight Highlights - Women

Highlights of the women's action from day eight of the French Open at Roland… Continue

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Video - Djokovic Conference

Serbian star Novak Djokovic speaks after his French Open fourth round win over Paul-Henri… Continue

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Player Profile: Meet Ernests Gulbis

Ernests Gulbis (born August 30, 1988) is a tennis player from Latvia. He is currently ranked 80th in the world for singles, and 241st for doubles. Gulbis is coached by Karl Heinz Wetter. He used to be coached by Nikola Pilić, the former Yugoslavian tennis player and Croatian and German Davis Cup captain, and trained at… Continue

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One More Tattoo in The Collection

I spotted this one yesterday and I have to add it to our tattoo collection!



Patty Schnyder Tattoo…
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One 1 won; another 1 didn't; and two 1's lost, too

Hope that wasn't too confusing! Here's the breakdown:



• The 1 who won: Roger Federer's through to the quarterfinals (and in my opinion, still on track for a final matchup with Rafael Nadal; vote here if you agree or not) by knocking off Frenchman Julien Benneteau in straight sets. Next up for R-Fed is Fernando Gonzalez, who beat Robby Ginepri (good job in getting that far, Robby), also in straights. Federer's beaten Gonzalez on every… Continue

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PHOTO OP: Gulbis breaks through in Paris but can he take down Nole?



Latvia's Ernests Gulbis is ready for his close-up.



The 19-year old giant-killer continued his remarkable run at the French Open making his first Grand… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 2, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Elena makes quarterfinals - will those spandex biker shorts follow?



Elena Dementieva's game may be coming together but her fashion is falling apart at the French Open. The Russian made the quarterfinals today, her best showing since her runner-up finish to Anastasia Myskina in 2004, by… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 2, 2008 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

Doppelganger of Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Into French Open Quarters



Are we sure Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, isn't actually the 19 year-old tennis player, Ernests Gulbis of Latvia? We dare you to tell us which is which.



We wouldn't even have a chance to realize he looked like the young web mogul had he not been cutting through his French Open draw so cleanly. So far he's defeated Simon Greul, James Blake, Nicolas Lapentti and Michael Llodra so far. He… Continue

Added by Bob Wallace on June 2, 2008 at 8:54am — 1 Comment

Roland Garros Day Eight Photos

French Open - Roland Garros 2008 Day Eight

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Ana Ivanovic to Appear on Cover of FHM



Serbian beauty will grace cover of one more magazine, this time it's the cover of the August issue of Britain FHM.



The feature will probably have at least eight pages and promises to include some of Ana's best ever imagery. It goes on sale in Britain on 1 July, and other editions around the world are due to be published around the same… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

Quote of the Day: Mathieu



Even though he says clay is not his favorite surface, I think his game is perfectly suited to it. I think he can win the tournament.



- Paul-Henri Mathieu on Novak Djokovic's…
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Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Ginepri still alive in Paris, fans breathe sigh of relief

Color me impressed (and a few other things) by Robby Ginepri.



A fave member of the shirtless brigade, "Melons" as he's affectionately known to his many… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 4:48pm — No Comments

PHOTO OP: Schnyder's hair-raising run to Roland Garros quarters



Patty Schnyder is raising more than eyebrows at this French Open.



The 29-year old baller, playing in her 12th Roland Garros, equaled her best showing reaching… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 4:12pm — 3 Comments

Serbians Conquer Paris



12 Serbian players were at the beginning of Roland Garros this year.



Now we have 10 of them still in the competition and 5 of them who already reached quarters!… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Photo Of The Day

Two men protect themselves from the rain at Roland Garros - we have to admit, not so bad idea!!







(photo/PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images via Yahoo… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 2:55pm — 2 Comments

Nadal, Djokovic, Almagro, Gulbis Reach Quarters

Rafael Nadal keeps getting better at Roland Garros.



The world's second-ranked player turned in one of his most efficient matches at the French Open on Sunday, beating No. 22 Fernando Verdasco 6-1, 6-0, 6-2.



"I wish all my matches were like this one," Nadal said. "Here we don't want to have mercy for… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Video - Pop Quiz: Jankovic

Can world number three Jelena Jankovic count to 10 in French? Let's find… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Video - Roland Garros: Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco tells us how much he enjoys being in… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 12:13pm — No Comments

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