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Even Rafael Nadal acknowledges his French Open semifinal against Andy Murray is not nearly as intriguing as the one between unbeaten Novak Djokovic and 16-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer.
Everything came so quickly for Maria Sharapova at the start of her tennis career. Wimbledon champion at age 17. Ranked No. 1 at 18. Second major title at 19, third at 20.
After one real struggle and a second inconsistent performance at the French Open, Rafael Nadal felt a lot better and played a lot better in the third round.
Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki will have to wait for her first major title after losing to Daniela Hantuchova 6-1, 6-3 Friday in the third round of the French Open.
Rafael Nadal excelled when he needed to most, winning the last two sets against John Isner on Tuesday to advance to the second round at the French Open with a 6-4, 6-7 (7-2), 6-7 (7-2), 6-2, 6-4 victory.
Five years after her last appearance at the French Open, and a few weeks after her latest injury layoff, Kim Clijsters made a winning return to Roland Garros.