I was in Paris today for the first day of Roland Garros quarterfinals. I’ve been able to watch Schiavone and Nadal training, the end of Murray vs Troicki, but also some doubles and mixed doubles. Pics and videos coming soon.

Here’s a pic of Francesca Schiavone during her training this morning:

Francesca Schiavone

Francesca qualified for the semifinals after a hard fought win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 1-6 7-5 7-5. She will meet Marion Bartoli who defeated 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Richard Gasquet

Richard Gasquet

Richard Gasquet

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Novak Djokovic qualified for the French Open quarterfinals today after his straight sets win over Richard Gasquet.
Next up for Djokovic: italian drama king Fabio Fognini.

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic

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Robin Soderling is the only player to have beaten Rafael Nadal at the French Open. He qualified today for the fourth round with a straight sets win over qualifier Leonardo Mayer 6-1 6-4 6-3.

Next up for him: Gilles Simon, and a possible rematch of last year’s final against Rafa Nadal in quarterfinals.

Robin Soderling

Robin Soderling

Robin Soderling

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Some pics of Feliciano Lopez training with 1994 Roland Garros runner-up Alberto Berasategui.

Feliciano Lopez

Feliciano Lopez

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