Serbian players larger than life in Paris

A small country without a national tennis centre has three players in the top 10 – that’s Serbia! Amazing! And not only that -- Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic reached the semis of Roland...

Ivanovic, Jankovic, Henin, Sharapova in RG semis

Seventh-seeded Ana Ivanovic was the first one to reach the final four. She defeated the last year’s French Open finalist Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-0 3-6 6-1. Federer was definitely wrong when he said that Kuznetsova...

Roland Garros — quarterfinalist’s head-to-heads

Justine Henin BEL (1) vs. Serena Williams USA (8) According to many people, these two players are most likely to win the 2007 French Open. Henin already possesses three titles from Paris (winning it in...

Kuznetsova’s reaction to Federer’s compliment

Third-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova was stunned when people told her that Roger Federer, the top-ranked ATP player and ten-time Grand Slam champion, thinks that she will be the one to win Roland Garros. Kuznetsova logged on...

Federer picks Kuznetsova to win Roland Garros

The top-ranked ATP player Roger Federer, when asked to name who he thought would win the French Open, shot back an answer almost as quickly as one of his forehands. "Kuznetsova," he said. "I like...

Another early exit for Mauresmo

France’s Amelie Mauresmo, who won many titles in her career, including two Grand Slams, has never gone beyond the quarter-finals at Roland Garros. Even though she was in front of the home crowd, Lucie...

Justine advances to round four of French Open

On her 25th birthday, top seeded Justine Henin beat Italy’s Mara Santangelo 6-2 6-3 to advance to the fourth round of Roland Garros. The Belgian got one step closer to defending her title by...

Sharapova’s and Williams’ quotes from RG

Certain things Maria and Serena said during the French Open were chosen by BBC as quotes of the day. I find them interesting, so I’ll share them with you. Maria wasn’t competing for quite some...

Sharapova reaches round two of Roland Garros

The No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova advances to the second round of Roland Garros by beating France’s Emilie Loit 6-3 7-6 (7-4). The Russian easily took the first set, but struggled in the second, when...

Two seeds crushed in round one of Roland Garros

Half of the women’s first round matches are finished, and players seeded number 31 and 11 are sent home. On Monday, France’s Severine Bremond, seeded 31, was beaten 6-3 6-3 by Michaella Krajicek of the...
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