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Gowza
May 26, 2008, 07:51 PM
Official site: http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/index.html

Men's Singles Draw: http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/scores/draws/ms/index.html

Women's Singles Draw: http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/scores/draws/ws/index.html

mens singles so far: federer and djokovic are already through to the 2nd round, novak dropped the 1st set of his first round match but won the next 3 sets. robredo took out coria in 4 sets, blake surprisingly got through his first round in straights, lapentii took out tipsarevic, baghdatis lost in straights, berdych rolled through in impressive fashion (6-1 6-0 6-0), moya got taken out in round 1 in five sets, gusatvo kuerten the great clay courter has played his last professional match unfortunately losing in straight sets to mathieu, nalbandian is through in straights and andy murray took 5 sets to win his first round match.

womens singles so far: venus was through in 3 sets, jankovic was through in two sets, serena took out harkleroad in 2 sets, vaidisova lost to benesova in straight sets (vaidisova is a former semi-finalist at this event) and ivanovic got through her first round and now has to face the dangerous lucie safarova in round 2.

Tigers_eye
May 28, 2008, 04:41 PM
22-0. Geez!! Next round another qualifier. Nadal cruising.

Gowza
May 28, 2008, 09:10 PM
santoro keeps on chugging along the commentators said it's his 63rd straight grand slam. hewitt won in straights which surprised me, fish took out calleri who is a somewhat dangerous claycourter, chela took 5 sets to take out isner which i found surprising, dojokvic and murray did much better jobs in their 2nd round matches both winning in straights and almagro who imo is a dangerous clay courter is still in it.

for the women sharapova had a bit of a scare, stosur beat peer definitely a surprising result on clay, bartoli the big french hope is already out and dementieva took 3 sets to remove dushevina from the draw. ivanvic took out safaraova pretty handily as well, safarova has been really disppointing this year, so much potential.

Shehwar
May 29, 2008, 02:18 AM
Sharapova was almost taken to the cleaners by that young 19 year old yesterday!

Gowza
May 31, 2008, 08:39 PM
hewitt taken out in 5 sets by ferrer, robredo beaten by stepanek surprisingly quite easily and federer's through fairly easily in straight sets.

now for the women, with serena knocked out there are no former RG champions in the womens draw anymore. i guess kuznetsova will be the favourite having made the final twice and dementieva and ivanovic have made the final once. kuznetsova, dementieva and jankovic moved through pretty easily while sharapova had a bit of a struggle in the first set but won the 2nd comfortably.

Tigers_eye
June 2, 2008, 01:38 PM
Monfils. Go Monfils go. Ljubicic ousted. :)

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/cf/thumbe.c0443fad8f15729eee79d4c1ab1fc739/c0443fad8f15729eee79d4c1ab1fc739-getty-80740391jd140_french_open_r.jpg (http://sports.yahoo.com/ten/photo?slug=c0443fad8f15729eee79d4c1ab1fc739-getty-80740391jd140_french_open_r&prov=getty)

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/37/thumbe.ff0677af0c728719417df0d466499d51/ff0677af0c728719417df0d466499d51-getty-tennis-fra-open-roland-garros.jpg (http://sports.yahoo.com/ten/photo?slug=ff0677af0c728719417df0d466499d51-getty-tennis-fra-open-roland-garros&prov=getty)

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/94/thumbe.f656c63d05907ebc46437e6864ef0d1e/f656c63d05907ebc46437e6864ef0d1e-getty-tennis-fra-open-roland-garros.jpg (http://sports.yahoo.com/ten/photo?slug=f656c63d05907ebc46437e6864ef0d1e-getty-tennis-fra-open-roland-garros&prov=getty)

he looks like a basketball player. :)

Shehwar
June 3, 2008, 02:21 AM
Loved how Safin's lil sister knocked Sharapova out! Go Safina!!!

Gowza
June 3, 2008, 05:21 PM
djokovic and nadal both through to the semis, both won in 3 sets. nadal absolutely smashed almagro though. in the womens both the serbs (jankovic and ivanovic) got through to the semis.

in other news boys no.1 seed bernand tomic (an aussie) is still in the boys singles, the hyped up ryan harrison lost in the 3rd round.

Tigers_eye
June 5, 2008, 03:43 PM
Federer will face Monfils in one of the semis. :)

Nadal is having an unbelievable run in this tournament. Least amount of games lost ever for any majors en route to semis, 26-0 in RG. Faces a tough challenge from the current Australian open champ.

Gowza
June 5, 2008, 04:33 PM
safina and ivanovic will be the womens final, should be interesting. djoko v nadal coming up, should be a good match.

Rumz_01
June 5, 2008, 04:45 PM
Djokovic n Nadal tomoro cant wait to watch! shud be interesting match! Vamos Rafa!!.. Roland Garros is soo his this year too!!!

i think monfils played sme wicked shots against ferrer was very entertaining!


so glad Sharapovas out!!! hehe lol

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 08:23 AM
First two sets went to Nadal. 6-4, 6-2. The third set he was leading 3-0. Now 3-2 still up a break.

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 08:34 AM
Now 4-3. Nadal is still up a break.

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 08:36 AM
5-3. Now the tensed game, needs to close out the match.

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 08:41 AM
5-4 now!! Alrighty Nadal. Finish it.

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 08:47 AM
Jeeezzzz!! Nadal lost the game. 5-6. First time someone has taken six games in a set against him in this tournament. The game is on. Djokovic is playing more confidently. In last eight games he has won 6.

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 09:02 AM
Nadal mini break up. 3-0. Djokovic to serve.

I have to mention Nadal saved two set points in his least service game to reach the tiebreaker. First tiebreaker in this tournament for Nadal.

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 09:04 AM
Now it is 5-0 in the tiebreak. With Nadal serving. Almost over.

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 09:04 AM
six match points. change of sides.

BANFAN
June 6, 2008, 09:06 AM
My favorite in Clay; Nadal moves to his fourth final in French open in straight sets. Congrats !!

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 09:07 AM
Inevitable happens. Nadal wins!! 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3).

Tigers_eye
June 6, 2008, 09:10 AM
My favorite in Clay; Nadal moves to his fourth final in French open in straight sets. Congrats !!
27-0. Hope he makes 35 in a row.

reverse_swing
June 6, 2008, 09:11 AM
Same old story. The right man won, but great effort from Djokovic.

Rabz
June 6, 2008, 11:20 AM
1 set each, Federer is really pacing it up.
Monfil is slowly cracking up in pressure.

Hope he can get his composures together and take the fight back to the Great Fed.

I wanna see a 5-set match.

BANFAN
June 6, 2008, 11:55 AM
Fed leads by 2-1 sets. He will make it inspite of Monfils home support. I want Fed to face Nadal and be beaten by him, once again. :)

It will be boaring if Fed wins on clay. :)

BANFAN
June 6, 2008, 12:24 PM
27-0. Hope he makes 35 in a row.

That would be grrrreaaaat . Good luck to him. :)

Rabz
June 6, 2008, 12:27 PM
Its 5-5 on the fourth set.
The Slider-man bounces back so beautifully.
Some really good tennis is happening in the clay court.

BANFAN
June 6, 2008, 12:34 PM
So, fed does it and it's a Nadal-Federer final :)

Rabz
June 6, 2008, 12:35 PM
Fed leads by 2-1 sets. He will make it inspite of Monfils home support. I want Fed to face Nadal and be beaten by him, once again. :)

It will be boaring if Fed wins on clay. :)

To be honest, i would really like to see Fed wins this French Open, even it is for only 1 time.

Player of his greatness deserves to complete his personal gland slam.
He is not full till he does that.

Rabz
June 6, 2008, 12:37 PM
Yes, FedEx into the final, once again.
Hoping nothing short of an epic clash in the finals.

Im all up for him.

Whats your take guys?

Bancan
June 6, 2008, 06:24 PM
Hope Federer wins.

I found this years open very boring...... may be cause i was so busy with other stuff.

BANFAN
June 7, 2008, 06:09 AM
Fed is otherwize rulling the Tennis world. Nadal is on the verge of breaking a few age old records on clay. I will be really disheartened to see a Fed victory here, I want Nadal to continue rulling the clay.

Isn't it boaring to see one guy take everything? I will support Fed in Wimbledon.

cricman
June 7, 2008, 04:28 PM
Ivanovic won on the ladies side, she like 50X hotter than Sharapova

Check out what these ball boys got caught doing after Ana won

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/ce/fullj.15380e5d811b5d06a965764e6b7fa85e/15380e5d811b5d06a965764e6b7fa85e-getty-tennis-fra-open-roland-garros.jpg

Gowza
June 7, 2008, 05:50 PM
bugger it all j/k. i was hoping safina would win. also i agree that ivanovic is hotter than sharapova, imo sharapova really isn't that hot. she's tall, blonde and a pro tennis player so i guess that's why people like her but she's not really much of a looker to me, maria kirilenko is a bit of a hottie though.

Shehwar
June 8, 2008, 01:11 AM
Ivanovic won on the ladies side, she like 50X hotter than Sharapova

Check out what these ball boys got caught doing after Ana won

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/ce/fullj.15380e5d811b5d06a965764e6b7fa85e/15380e5d811b5d06a965764e6b7fa85e-getty-tennis-fra-open-roland-garros.jpg


Shez more like 1000X hotter than Sharapova bro....Deserving World No.1....Really happy for her...

Sohel
June 8, 2008, 02:02 AM
It was ugly to watch Safina choke like that, so many unforced errors.

Anyway, I hope she learns some valuable things from the experience.

BANFAN
June 8, 2008, 08:20 AM
Shez more like 1000X hotter than Sharapova bro....Deserving World No.1....Really happy for her...

I'm now confused about the criteria of being No.1 :-D

Sharapova is very good as a player, I'm sure she will be back next time.

Hey man, Nadal has brocken the first game of first set. Hope he wins.

BANFAN
June 8, 2008, 08:49 AM
First set Nadal 6-1

Fed was no where :)

Rabz
June 8, 2008, 09:09 AM
A belated congrats to Ana Ivanovic for the triumph.
She is my new favourite.
She has been for a while, but this trophy just confirms it.
Hope she can match her performance in the wimbledon too.

Rabz
June 8, 2008, 09:11 AM
Coming to this final ( men's)..
Nadal killed FedEx in the first set..

2 a piece in the second....
Fed needs to bounce back hard here.

BANFAN
June 8, 2008, 09:31 AM
2nd set is still even, Nadal 4-3 with Fed serving

cricman
June 8, 2008, 09:59 AM
Nadal won the 2nd and now is whooping federer 4-0 in the 3rd

Rabz
June 8, 2008, 10:01 AM
Nadal is simply on the kill here.

2 sets up, he is leading 3rd set 5-0!!

this is just amazing stuff from Nadal.

Rabz
June 8, 2008, 10:02 AM
He is just 2 points away from being Champions again.

Rabz
June 8, 2008, 10:05 AM
There it is...

6-1, 6-4, 6-0!

Nadal just drowns FedEx.

Congrats to Nadal for yet another French Open.

BANFAN
June 8, 2008, 10:05 AM
O boy, Nadal Killed Fed in straight set and gave only 4 games in the entire match. WOW.

Congrats !! the KING of CLAY :)

Rumz_01
June 8, 2008, 02:34 PM
That was a dissapointing final.. jus didnt have that spark that a normal Nadal v Federer match has.. dint watch the full match bcuz of the cricket.. but from wat i say Nadal dominated!! O yes 4 years runnnig for the King Of Clay!

Bancan
June 8, 2008, 02:56 PM
French was boring.

Wimbledon baby... Is Roddick playing?

Gowza
June 8, 2008, 04:23 PM
and i actually thought federer had a chance this year, oh well, djokovic was apparently nadal's biggest problem on clay this year (not that he was much of an issue though) so it looks like djokovic is starting to pass federer on all surfaces. wimbledon will be interesting.

Sohel
June 9, 2008, 03:36 AM
Nadal owns the French.

Looking forward to a Tsonga-Nadal final to break his grip next year, Inshallah ... :)

Tigers_eye
June 9, 2008, 01:57 PM
I want Federer not to win any French open since I am not a fan of his. Go Pete (as of yet has more grand slams)!! go Agassi (has all four slams)!!

On the other hand, I want to Devedenko, Djokovic and Nadal to deliver now. Hoped for Stupid Roddick but he tends to wither away against Federer in big games. The last comment he said after defeating Federer this year was "no player has ever beat me 12 in a row." He lost 11 consecutive to federer prior to that meeting. :)

Gowza
June 9, 2008, 05:55 PM
federer deserves a french open title, he's one of the best players of all time and he's the 2nd best clay courter of this generation (3 consecutive RG finals is nothing to sneeze at). problem is he's nadal's b***, especially on clay.

Arnab
June 9, 2008, 08:46 PM
Well, Federer doesn't deserve the French Open. He needs to earn it by winning it. But as things currently stands, he has very little chance of doing it. He is not getting any younger. And Nadal is still in his early twenties.

But the clay season is over and hopefully Federer will win 3 more non-clay slams and go past Sampras.

Gowza
June 9, 2008, 09:27 PM
just because a player wins a title doesn't mean they deserve it and not winning it doesn't necessarily mean a player doesn't deserve it. all of the players put in a lot of hard work and most of them deserve more than what they achieve. some players work very hard and achieve nothing, whilst other players don't put as much effort into it all and achieve a lot more.