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The showdown is set at Roland Garros with the red clay's beloved 'RAFA' all set to lock horns with 'Swedish-Force' Robin Soderling. Will Soderling repeat his swashbuckling win over Nadal from last year or is it Nadal's turn to settle scores? Read on to find out....!
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Added by TennisEarth on June 4, 2010 at 1:47pm —
Day 11 at the 2010 French Open promises to bring some really good match ups featuring names like Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams. After the unexpected exit of Roger Federer last night, the big names in the tennis world have understood the 'Power of the Underdogs'. What's in store for the fans today, let's take a look at the four quarterfinal matches to find out.
Rafael Nadal vs. Nicolas Almagro -…
Added by TennisEarth on June 2, 2010 at 5:22am —
With every year passing, the men's event in the premier claycourt championship at Roland Garros is becoming synonymous with one name - Rafael Nadal. Despite his 2009 success, World No.1 Roger Federer is entering the competition under the shadow of the "Mighty Mallorcan." Will Federer go against the odds to pick up his 17th slam trophy or is it Rafa's turn to take the centerstage again? Read on to find out...!
Know everything about your favourite players' progress with our Interactive… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on May 21, 2010 at 2:06pm —
The 2010 French Open promises to bring some swashbuckling tennis with almost all the top players in action. Where a possibility of an Henin-Serena clash has ended because of an anti-climax draw, there is plenty of opportunity for a set of rising stars to prove their mettle. Find out the permutations and combinations surrounding this year's championships with TennisEarth.com's preview.
The 2010 French Open Tennis Championship brings with it the ultimate test of persistance and… Continue
Added by TennisEarth on May 21, 2010 at 11:38am —
A new era in women’s tennis could be dawning after the French Open welcomed a new name to its Roll of Honour, Ana Ivanovic.
Ivanovic had come close before, falling in the French Open finals last year to Justine Henin and in the finals at this year’s Australian Open to Maria Sharapova but on Saturday she kept… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 11, 2008 at 4:42am —
"I mean, after a loss like this, you don't want to play Rafa again tomorrow, that's for sure."
- Roger Federer after his one hour and 48-minute (6-1, 6-3, 6-0) destruction today.…
Added by Svetlana on June 8, 2008 at 2:55pm —
In the end Roger Federer, like the incredulous crowd at Roland Garros, had no choice but to salute Rafael Nadal.
Rafael Nadal once again proved himself the "King of Clay," making Swiss cheese out of Roger Federer Sunday beating him 6-1, 6-3, 6-0.
Nadal protected his aura of invincibility in… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 8, 2008 at 2:54pm —
Rafael Nadal reached his fourth straight French Open final as he swept aside Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-2 7-6 (7-3).
The three-times defending champion saved a set point in the third set to win in two hours 49 minutes and advance to a final.
“It was a very high quality… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 6, 2008 at 10:52am —
American Bob Bryan and Belarussian Victoria Azarenka won the mixed doubles final with a 6-2 7-6 win over top seeds Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic.
The win would have provided some consolation for Bryan after he had been knocked out of the men's doubles with twin brother Mike in the… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 6, 2008 at 8:12am —
Q. First of all, how does it feel to be the new world No. 1? And secondly, are we now in for a period of dominance with you as No. 1? Are you ready to dominate the sport?
ANA IVANOVIC: First of all, I'm very, very thrilled. I didn't know going on to court today. Afterwards, in the locker room, the woman told me. I was obviously very excited.
Added by Svetlana on June 6, 2008 at 4:47am —
Dinara Safina interview after making her first Grand Slam final
Q. Svetlana in her first five matches had been almost unbreakable on serve, and today you dominated her serve. How did you prepare to do that, and how did you execute that so well?
DINARA SAFINA: Well, with her, I really had to… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 6, 2008 at 4:46am —
Highlights of the women's semi-finals, where Ana Ivanovic and Dinara Safina moved… Continue
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Nenad Zimonjic and his partner Daniel Nestor reached the Roland Garros doubles final on Thursday with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 win over the Russian pairing of Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov.Daniel Nestor has successfully set himself up for a chance at a second consecutive French Open doubles title.
Nestor and Zimonjic started the match on shaky ground giving up… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 5, 2008 at 2:37pm —
In a titanic battle which ebbed and flowed for over two hours, Ana Ivanovic outlasted Jelena Jankovic to ensure Serbian bragging rights and become next Monday’s world No1. More importantly, the 6-4 3-6 6-4 win booked her a place in the women’s final to face No13 seed Dinara Safina.
Jankovic had lost seven of… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 5, 2008 at 11:00am —
All I can say about Jankovic vs Ivanovic match is - WOW!
Amazing match in three sets, Ana was better 6-4 3-6 6-4 and with this win she became new world No. 1.
Congrats to both Serbian players on great play today, and congrats to Ana on becoming No.1 in the… Continue
Added by Svetlana on June 5, 2008 at 10:30am —
Much like the men, the women also have their version of “the dream semifinal”. It is an all-Serbian semi, as the two highest remaining seeded players, No. 2 Ana Ivanovic and No. 3 Jelena Jankovic, will battle it out on what should be the best women’s match so far in Paris.
Second semifinal plays two Russians, seed No. 4 Svetlana Kuznetsova and… Continue
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