Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Day 11 at Roland Garros


Rafa Nadal improved his French Open record to 43-1 by defeating the only man to beat him at Roland Garros, No. 5 seeded Robin Soderling of Sweden.  This victory, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (3), sent the five-time champ to the semis.  If Nadal wins one more French Open title, he will tie Bjorn Borg at six all time.  This was the third time in a row that Rafa played Robin at Roland Garros.  The first time was in 2009 when Nadal lost to him in the fourth round, leading to a runner-up finish for Soderling.  In 2010, Rafa won the final against Robin.

Murray vs. Nadal in Monaco
In the semis Nadal will play No.4 Andy Murray, who defeated Juan Ignacio Chela 7-6 (2), 7-5, 6-2.  Murray has reached the semifinals at Roland Garros for the first time.  In the other semifinal, No.2 Novak Djokovic will play No. 3 Roger Federer.

15 comments:

  1. I recently saw an interview with Nadal, he seems like a really cool dude.

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  2. I bet it was a good match good review keep it up

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  3. Saw some replay, nice match

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  4. i don't follow tennis, but I liked this review!

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  5. made some nice money on this match :D

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  6. Ha, it looks like they're going to beat the crap out of each other with tennis rackets on the top picture.

    Seriously though, seems like a great match.

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  7. looking forward to some updates :)

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  8. I used to work at the U.S. Open in Queens it was fun to watch the games

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  9. Awesome report :> You make tennis seem exciting.

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  10. hopefully federer beats djokovic, then nadal will stay ranked 1...and it's his birthday tomorrow. would be an awesome gift :D

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  11. I have been watching this, thank you for the updates

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