Novak Djokovic plays Rafael Nadal in the men’s final of the French Open, each with a shot at making tennis history.
Novak Djokovic will play Rafael Nadal in the men’s final of the French Open, each with a shot at making tennis history.
Novak Djokovic moved one win away from becoming the first man since 1969 to win four Grand Slam tennis titles in a row by beating Roger Federer at the French Open. He’ll play six-time champion Rafael Nadal in the final.
Rafael Nadal moved two victories from his record seventh French Open tennis title, defeating fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro in straight sets to reach the semifinals at Roland Garros.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal started his campaign for a men’s record seventh French Open title with a straight-sets win against Simone Bolelli.
Mardy Fish, the 10th-ranked men’s tennis player, and women’s No. 15 Andrea Petkovic were among eight players to withdraw from the French Open starting May 27.
Once Robin Soderling abandoned his quest for perfection, he discovered he still was good enough to win matches against top tennis players such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal .
Defending champion Roger Federer was upset by Sweden’s Robin Soderling at the French Open, ending his record streak of 23 straight Grand Slam semifinals.
Sixth-seeded Robin Soderling withdrew from the U.S. Open before his first-round match today because of a viral infection, the U.S. Tennis Association said.
Rafael Nadal defeated Robin Soderling in straight sets to win his fifth French Open title and reclaim the top spot in men’s tennis from Roger Federer .
"I never came back from two sets to love down before in my career."
- Robin Soderling on Jun 23, 2011