Defending champion Maria Sharapova joined third seed Victoria Azarenka in the French Open quarter-finals Monday as both posted routine fourth-round wins.
Tommy Haas was once number two in the rankings and had the world at his feet, until a depressing series of injuries and operations sent his career into a tailspin.
Novak Djokovic overcame a slow start today at the French Open to reach his 16th consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.
Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal looks to celebrate his 27th birthday today by reaching the French Open quarter-finals, while world number one Novak Djokovic faces up to a ghost of the past.
Roger Federer racked up his 900th tour win and reached a 36th consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final Sunday while tearful Tommy Robredo also took the five-set route into the French Open quarter-finals.
Serena Williams bludgeoned her way to another lopsided win at the French Open on Sunday as she continued her quest for a second French Open title, 11 years after her first.
Roger Federer overcame a foot-twisting tumble to the clay and a two-sets-to-one deficit in the fourth round of the French Open, coming back to beat 15th-seeded Gilles Simon of France 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday. Important results | Verbal volley
Racing into the quarter-finals of the French Open without dropping a set, David Ferrer has lived up to his top-four seeding and, with king of clay Rafa Nadal in the other half of the draw, the door to a first grand-slam final looks slightly ajar.
Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova came out on top of a vintage clay court tennis match as she outplayed German eighth seed Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to book her place in the quarter-finals of the French Open on Sunday.
Sania Mirza and her partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands progressed to the second round of the women's doubles in the French Open with a straight set win over local pair of Alize Cornet and Virginie Razzano.
Novak Djokovic's day at the French Open quickly turned from lightheartedness to grief when a personal tragedy hit the Serbian pro moments after his third round victory.
Japan's Kei Nishikori aims to gatecrash seven-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal's 27th birthday party on Monday and write another chapter in Grand Slam history.
Former champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams will look to continue their untroubled progress at the French Open on Sunday as they go hunting quarter-final places.
Nishikori becomes first Japanese player in 75 years to reach the last 16 at Roland Garros with a four-set win. Important results
Rafael Nadal endured another slow start at the French Open today before finding his form to defeat Italy's Fabio Fognini 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 and qualify for the last 16.