Former champion Maria Sharapova was one game away from elimination before coming back to beat Garbine Muguruza and move to her fourth straight French Open tennis semifinal.
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal beat Tomas Berdych yesterday to maintain his perfect start at the season finale of men’s tennis as Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka won to join the Spaniard in the semifinals.
Mardy Fish, Tomas Berdych and Jo- Wilfried Tsonga will join top-ranked Novak Djokovic at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal and fellow Spaniard David Ferrer will meet in the quarterfinals of tennis’s French Open in a rematch of last year’s final.
"There is something in my game that he does not like and it makes him struggle a bit and maybe bring him out of his comfort zone."
- Tomas Berdych on Sep 05, 2012