While in Paris today, I had the privilege of stopping by Roland Garros to watch a day of the French Open. It’s the Round of 16 for both men and women and I was able to watch Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova all advance to the quarterfinals. Djokovic took out 16 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber, but not before dropping the first set and struggling for a bit. Nadal easily dispatched 13 seed Kei Nishikori while Sharapova defeated American Sloane Stephens. All in all, it was an amazing experience. Below are some photos I took while there.
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The grass-court major is underway in England as Roger Federer easily defeated Dominik Hrbaty (6-3, 6-2, 6-3) in his first round match. Other ranked seeds to win yesterday include number 3 Novak Djokivic (7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0) and number 5 David Ferrer (7-6, 6-3, 1-3, retired). Number 7 David Nalbandanian was the only high ranked seed to lose in the first round, falling to Frank Dancevic (6-4, 6-2, 6-4). Rafael Nadal is currently in action against German Andreas Beck and Nadal has taken the first set 6-4. Four seed Nikolay Davydenko is also in action against a German. He’s facing Benjamin Becker and has dropped the first two sets (4-6, 4-6) so he will need a comeback to make it into the second round. Continue reading “2008 Wimbledon”