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Roland Garros, Paris, 25 May-8 June

Elena Dementieva

Elena Dementieva gets the action under way on Court Philippe Chatrier, beating fellow Russian Vera Zvonareva 6-4 1-6 6-2

Vera Zvonareva

It's all too much for Zvonareva, who finishes the match with a towering 41 unforced errors

Robby Ginepri

American Robby Ginepri does some running repairs in his quarter-final clash with Chile's Fernando Gonzalez

Fernando Gonzalez

Gonzalez has too much for Ginepri and closes out a straight-sets win on Court Suzanne Lenglen

Briton Ross Hutchins and Australian Stephen Huss

Briton Ross Hutchins and Australian Stephen Huss lose to Russians Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov in the doubles

Roger Federer

Roger Federer resumes his quest for a first title at Roland Garros against France's Julien Benneteau

Maria Sharapova and Dinara Safina

It's game-faces on as Maria Sharapova takes on fellow Russian Dinara Safina on Court Suzanne Lenglen

Dinara Safina

And Safina is the first to snap as she loses the opening tie-break before rain brings a halt to proceedings

Maria Sharapova

But Sharapova lets a match point slip by in the second set and the match goes to a decider

Dinara Safina and Maria Sharapova

The final set is a tense affair and Sharapova is the first to falter, dropping serve in game six

Dinara Safina

Safina wraps up a dramatic 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 win in two hours and 52 minutes

Julien Benneteau and Roger Federer

Meanwhile, over on Court Philippe Chatrier, Federer has a less dramatic if far from perfect win over Benneteau

David Ferrer and Radek Stepanek

Fifth seed David Ferrer takes on tricky customer Radek Stepanek on Court Suzanne Lenglen

Ivan Ljubicic

Ivan Ljubicic endures an emotional rollercoaster on Court Philippe Chatrier against French hope Gael Monfils

Gael Monfils

Monfils thrills the Paris crowd by coming through in four sets to reach the quarter-finals at his home Grand Slam

see also
French Open day eight pictures
01 Jun 08 |  Tennis
French Open day seven pictures
31 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day six pictures
30 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day five pictures
29 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day four pictures
28 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day three pictures
27 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day two pictures
26 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day one pictures
25 May 08 |  Tennis

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