When Rafael Nadal arrives on the Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros, nothing seems to faze him.
Defending French Open women’s champion Li Na was knocked out in the fourth round by qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova. Men’s six-time champion Rafael Nadal dropped two games in reaching the quarterfinals.
Rafael Nadal overcame a slow start against Novak Djokovic to win a record-extending ninth French Open title.
David Nalbandian won his first tennis match since injuring a line judge during an on-court outburst that triggered a London police investigation.
Even at his worst, Rafael Nadal heads to Roland Garros as the favorite to win a record-extending ninth French Open tennis championship.
Four times, Novak Djokovic was a point away from the end of his quest to become the first man in 43 years to hold all four tennis Grand Slam titles at once. On each occasion, he found a way to keep his bid alive.