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Roland Garros, Paris, 25 May-8 June




Novak Djokovic (left) and Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get down to the serious business of Friday's first men's semi at Roland Garros.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal uses his backhand to punishing effect in the first set and breaks Djokovic in the third game on his way to taking the opener

Novak Djokovic

World number three Djokovic struggles to find an answer to defending champion Nadal who breaks him twice in the second set

Novak Djokovic

The frustration mounts for the Australian Open champion as Nadal races to a 3-0 lead in the third set on Philippe Chatrier Court

Rafael Nadal

And Nadal holds off a bold fightback from Djokovic in the third set to complete a 6-4 6-2 7-6 win

Bjorn Borg looks on as Rafa Nadal faces Novak Djokovic

Bjorn Borg, whose record of four straight French Open wins Nadal is looking to emulate, looks on approvingly

Gael Monfils

The second semi doesn't start well for Gael Monfils, who needs eye drops as he faces the might of Roger Federer

Gael Monfils

Home favourite Monfils is swept away in the first set but fights back magnificently to take the second

Roger Federer tumbles in Paris

Federer is literally floored twice by Monfils but he recovers his composure to win the third set with three breaks of serve

Gael Monfils

This is no time for snoozing; Monfils takes a break on the clay court as he and Federer go toe-to-toe in a tight fourth set

Roger Federer

Monfils has six break chances in the fourth but Federer gets the decisive break to win the match and join Nadal in the final

Bob Bryan and Victoria Azarenka

Double hugs for Bob Bryan and Victoria Azarenka as they beat Katarina Srebotnik and Nenad Zimonjic to win the mixed doubles




see also
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