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Photos Du Jour: From Elite Eight To Final Four

The quarterfinals of the French Open are in the books. Which WTA stars made the semifinals?

Published June 01, 2011 12:00

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova served her first ball of the quarterfinals Tuesday afternoon.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova served her first ball of the quarterfinals Tuesday afternoon.
After leading 61 41, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova lost out to Francesca Schiavone, 16 75 75.
After leading 61 41, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova lost out to Francesca Schiavone, 16 75 75.
Francesca Schiavone's quarterfinal win was her 12th straight victory at Roland Garros.
Francesca Schiavone's quarterfinal win was her 12th straight victory at Roland Garros.
Marion Bartoli served it up in the second quarterfinal, taking on Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Marion Bartoli served it up in the second quarterfinal, taking on Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2009 French Open champion, reacted after a missed shot Tuesday.
Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2009 French Open champion, reacted after a missed shot Tuesday.
Marion Bartoli's hang time accompanied her powerful two-fisted groundies in the quarters.
Marion Bartoli's hang time accompanied her powerful two-fisted groundies in the quarters.
Marion Bartoli signed for fans after a 76(4) 64 quarterfinal win over Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Marion Bartoli signed for fans after a 76(4) 64 quarterfinal win over Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Li Na squared off with Victoria Azarenka on Court Philippe Chatrier Wednesday afternoon.
Li Na squared off with Victoria Azarenka on Court Philippe Chatrier Wednesday afternoon.
World No.4 Victoria Azarenka was trying to reach her very first Grand Slam semifinal.
World No.4 Victoria Azarenka was trying to reach her very first Grand Slam semifinal.
World No.7 Li Na was just too strong however, beating Victoria Azarenka in two, 75 62.
World No.7 Li Na was just too strong however, beating Victoria Azarenka in two, 75 62.
Li Na was already the first Chinese player ever to reach the French Open quarterfinals.
Li Na was already the first Chinese player ever to reach the French Open quarterfinals.
Maria Sharapova came out firing against Andrea Petkovic in the last quarterfinal match.
Maria Sharapova came out firing against Andrea Petkovic in the last quarterfinal match.
Maria Sharapova took the first eight games of her quarterfinal with Andrea Petkovic.
Maria Sharapova took the first eight games of her quarterfinal with Andrea Petkovic.
Andrea Petkovic met Maria Sharapova at the net after falling to the former No.1, 60 63.
Andrea Petkovic met Maria Sharapova at the net after falling to the former No.1, 60 63.
Maria Sharapova has reached the final of all of the Grand Slam events except for Roland Garros.
Maria Sharapova has reached the final of all of the Grand Slam events except for Roland Garros.
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova served her first ball of the quarterfinals Tuesday afternoon.
  • After leading 61 41, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova lost out to Francesca Schiavone, 16 75 75.
  • Francesca Schiavone's quarterfinal win was her 12th straight victory at Roland Garros.
  • Marion Bartoli served it up in the second quarterfinal, taking on Svetlana Kuznetsova.
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2009 French Open champion, reacted after a missed shot Tuesday.
  • Marion Bartoli's hang time accompanied her powerful two-fisted groundies in the quarters.
  • Marion Bartoli signed for fans after a 76(4) 64 quarterfinal win over Svetlana Kuznetsova.
  • Li Na squared off with Victoria Azarenka on Court Philippe Chatrier Wednesday afternoon.
  • World No.4 Victoria Azarenka was trying to reach her very first Grand Slam semifinal.
  • World No.7 Li Na was just too strong however, beating Victoria Azarenka in two, 75 62.
  • Li Na was already the first Chinese player ever to reach the French Open quarterfinals.
  • Maria Sharapova came out firing against Andrea Petkovic in the last quarterfinal match.
  • Maria Sharapova took the first eight games of her quarterfinal with Andrea Petkovic.
  • Andrea Petkovic met Maria Sharapova at the net after falling to the former No.1, 60 63.
  • Maria Sharapova has reached the final of all of the Grand Slam events except for Roland Garros.
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