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French Open day 11 pictures

Elena Dementieva

Day 11 on Court Philippe Chatrier gets underway with Elena Dementieva taking on Dinara Safina for a place in the semi-finals

Dinara Safina

Safina, who defeated Maria Sharapova on Monday, is broken at 4-4 and Dementieva, a finalist in 2004, takes the first set 6-4

Seventh seed Dementieva looks set for an easy victory as she moves 5-2 clear in the second set

Seventh seed Dementieva looks set for an easy victory as she moves 5-2 clear in the second set

But Safina battles back and saves a match-point before levelling the match on a tie-break

But Safina battles back and saves a match-point before levelling the match on a tie-break

Dementieva crumbles in the deciding set which Safina takes to claim a stunning 4-6 7-6 (7-5) victory

Dementieva crumbles in the deciding set which Safina takes to claim a stunning 4-6 7-6 (7-5) victory

Fourth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova is in action on Suzanne Lenglen court against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi

Fourth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova is in action on Suzanne Lenglen court against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi

The Estonian clay-court specialist makes an impressive start and breaks Kuznetsova early in the first set

The Estonian clay-court specialist makes an impressive start and breaks Kuznetsova early in the first set

Kanepi has plenty of support but can not stop Kuznetsova recovering to win the first set 7-5 and is soon playing catch-up in the second

Kanepi has plenty of support but can not stop Kuznetsova recovering to win the first set 7-5 and is soon playing catch-up in the second

Kuznetsova completes what turns out to be an easy win and prepares to face Safina in the last-four

Kuznetsova completes what turns out to be an easy win and prepares to face Safina in the last-four

World number one Roger Federer is also playing for a semi-final spot, against Chile's Fernando Gonzalez

World number one Roger Federer is also playing for a semi-final spot, against Chile's Fernando Gonzalez

Gonzalez has won only one of his 11 meetings with Federer but that does not stop him taking the first set 6-2

Gonzalez has won only one of his 11 meetings with Federer but that does not stop him taking the first set 6-2

The match soon begins to slip away from Gonzalez, however, and he has treatment on his back to try to stop his slide

The match soon begins to slip away from Gonzalez, however, and he has treatment on his back to try to stop his slide

There is no stopping Federer though and he sweeps through the next three sets to seal his progress

There is no stopping Federer though and he sweeps through the next three sets to seal his progress

Fifth seed David Ferrer is hoping to set up a last-four meeting with Federer but must get past unseeded French hope Gael Monfils first

Fifth seed David Ferrer is hoping to set up a last-four meeting with Federer but must get past unseeded French hope Gael Monfils first

Ferrer levels after losing the first set but Monfils is in impressive form in his first appearance in a Grand Slam quarter-final

Ferrer levels after losing the first set but Monfils is in impressive form in his first appearance in a Grand Slam quarter-final

Monfils closes out a 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-1 win to become the first Frenchman into the last four at Roland Garros since 2001

Monfils closes out a 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-1 win to become the first Frenchman into the last four at Roland Garros since 2001




see also
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02 Jun 08 |  Tennis
French Open day eight pictures
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French Open day seven pictures
31 May 08 |  Tennis
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30 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day five pictures
29 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open day four pictures
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French Open day three pictures
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