Djokovic Saves Four Match Points to Stop Tsonga

  World No. 1 Novak Djokovic saved four match points and rallied to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the French Open on Tuesday, to keep alive his quest of holding all four Grand Slam titles at the … [Read more...]

Federer Rallies Past Del Potro to Reach French Open Semis

  Roger Federer equaled Jimmy Connors’ record of reaching 31 Grand Slam semifinals when he came back from two sets down to best Juan Martin Del Potro 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-0, 6-3 on Tuesday at the French Open. For the Swis it was the seventh … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 9 of the 2012 French Open

MARIA SHARAPOVA   On the controversial umpire calls: The first one was the most questionable one, I guess, because she couldn’t find the mark.  I mean, I don’t know how to  like, she said that to me.  What do you say to that?  You … [Read more...]

Nadal Crushes Monaco, Murray Slides Past Gasquet at Roland Garros

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal crushed Juan Monaco 6-2, 6-0, 6-0  while Andy Murray recovered from a slow start to take out Richard Gasquet 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 on Monday to gain the quarterfinals of the French Open. Nadal on track to win his seventh … [Read more...]

Defending Champ Li Na Crashes Out, Sharapova Struggles at French Open

Li Na’s quest to defend her French Open title of a year ago ended with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 loss to qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in the fourth round while Maria Sharapova dragged to three sets at the French Open in Paris on … [Read more...]

Azarenka Ousted by Cibulkova at French Open

No. 1 Victoria Azarenka was upset by 15th seed Dominika Cibulkova in the fourth round of the French Open in Paris on Sunday 6-2, 7-6(4). After winning the first game of the match which took 15 minutes and went nine deuces, Azarenka’s game went … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 7 of the 2012 French Open

Maria Sharapova About her new candy line “SugarPova” I’m really looking forward to the candy launch, which I think was the most exciting project that I’ve ever done before, because it’s my own business, my own investment, my own money.  … [Read more...]

Nadal, Sharapova, Ferrer Advance Easily, Wozniacki, Schiavone Upset at French Open

Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray, David Ferrer easily advanced at the French Open on Saturday. Seeded casualties on the day included (9)Caroline Wozniacki (14) Francesca Schiavone, (22) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and (25) Julia Goerges. No. … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 6 of the 2012 French Open

Sloane Stevens On her match on Friday: It was fun.  It was nice.  I thought the crowd was really going to be against me, but they were pretty equal. So it was nice.  I played well, so that was good. My grandparents gave me a necklace, and it says … [Read more...]