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
Added by Van Sias on June 2, 2008 at 11:17am —
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 —
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 —
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 —
Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 4:30am —
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 —
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. Continue
- Paul-Henri Mathieu on Novak Djokovic's…
Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 5:03pm —
Color me impressed (and a few other things) by Robby Ginepri
A fave member of the shirtless brigade
" as he's affectionately known to his many… Continue
Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 4:48pm —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
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 —
Fernando Verdasco tells us how much he enjoys being in… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 12:13pm —
Ana Ivanovic moved a step closer to winning a first Grand Slam title and by brushing aside Petra Cetkovska in a fourth round mismatch at Roland Garros.
The 20-year-old second seed won 6-0, 6-0 in just 54 minutes to underline her potential winner status.
In four straight sets wins so far, Ana has… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 9:13am —
Janko Tipsarevic (Janko Tipsarević) (Serbian Cyrillic: Јанко Типсаревић, born on June 22, 1984 in Belgrade) is a Serbian tennis player. His career high was #33, achieved on May 12, 2008.
In his career, he has won two Futures and nine tournaments from ATP Challenger Series. Tipsarevic has also won the 2001 Australian Open junior title. He is currently ranked No. 33 player… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 8:46am —
I love tattoos (I have 5!) and I just couldn't and not to mention it here. I found several , but my favorite one is Alona Bondarenko's back tattoo. It looks really good on her!
Probably the most tattooed guy is Janko Tipsarevic. He has several of them.…
Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 8:30am —
"Ivanovic will match her Rolex watch with her adidas shoes and clothing, while she's driving her Verano Motors' Peugeot with her Yonex racquet in the back seat, and simultaneously with all that she'll be taking Juice PLUS+."
Whew...that's a lot of sponsors...
Ivanovic will be the only female tennis player to serve as an ambassador for Rolex.
More products of the pros… Continue
Added by Bob Wallace on June 1, 2008 at 8:12am —
100%, cool color and cropped at the bottom and on the sleeves. But what we really liked was the faded layout of Stade Roland Garros. This is a fun shirt.
Visit the French Open Store
or at the French Open section
Added by Bob Wallace on June 1, 2008 at 8:10am —
Top-ranked Roger Federer was an easy third- round winner on Saturday, while fifth-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer went the distance to avoid an upset against former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, and world No. 4 Russian Nikolay Davydenko was a stunning loser at the 2008 French Open.
Federer outplayed close friend… Continue
Added by Svetlana on May 31, 2008 at 3:15pm —