In maybe the most intense match of the week, Justine Henin beat Maria Sharapova in the third round, 62 36 63.
Serena Williams quickly silenced the upset bid of Shahar Peer in the round of 16 with a comprehensive 62 62 win.
Venus Williams was the hottest player on the circuit coming in but was bounced in the 16s by Nadia Petrova, 64 63.
Jelena Jankovic was prepped for an interview with French TV after her fourth round win over Daniela Hantuchova.
Sam Stosur snapped Justine Henin's 24-match winning streak on the terre battue with a 26 61 64 fourth round win.
Justine Henin buried her face in a towel after losing a three set thriller to Sam Stosur in the fourth round.
A feathered friend waited patiently as rain stopped play several times over the middle weekend of the tournament.
Chanelle Scheepers made a dream run into the fourth round of the French Open. She had never won a match at a major.
Francesca Schiavone consoled Caroline Wozniacki after beating her in straight sets in the quarterfinals, 62 63.
Lucie Safarova lost early in the women's draw but supported boyfriend Tomas Berdych in his deep Roland Garros run.
French players Julie Coin and Julien Benneteau played on a special court in front of Paris' City Hall.
Serena Williams' nails in her quarterfinal against Sam Stosur. Williams hadn't lost a set en route to the quarters.
Serena Williams fought back from 62 53 down to push her quarterfinal match against Samantha Stosur to a third set.
Serena Williams and Samantha Stosur on a changeover as they played a dramatic quarterfinal on Philippe Chatrier.
Serena Williams waved to the crowd after losing to Samantha Stosur in the quarterfinals, 62 67(2) 86.
Elena Dementieva spoke to the Tennis Channel after her three set quarterfinal win over Nadia Petrova.
Yaroslava Shvedova was the first player representing Kazakhstan ever to reach the quarters of a Grand Slam.
Jelena Jankovic hung tough at the tail end of each set to record a 75 64 quarterfinal win over Yaroslava Shvedova.
Playing in her ninth Grand Slam semifinal, Elena Dementieva would fall to 2-7 after retiring with a calf injury.
Francesca Schiavone kissed the clay after becoming the first Italian woman ever to reach a Grand Slam singles final.