Photos Du Jour: From Sixteen To Eight...
Some cruised while some were made to work, but at the end of the day, eight remain.
Published June 04, 2012 12:00
Angelique Kerber took on Petra Martic as fourth round action at Roland Garros began on Sunday.
The 21-year-old Petra Martic was playing in the first second week of a Grand Slam in her career.
With a down-the-line winner off a drop shot on match point, Angelique Kerber advanced, 63 75.
Victoria Azarenka fought hard to come back from 62 42 down against an inspired Dominika Cibulkova.
But Dominika Cibulkova completed a 62 76(4) win, her third career win over a reigning World No.1.
Sam Stosur had a tough start against Sloane Stephens, falling behind 5-3 in the opening set.
Sloane Stephens served for the set but Sam Stosur won nine of 10 games and eventually won, 75 64.
Li Na had all kinds of problems on a chilly and windy Monday, taking on Yaroslava Shvedova.
Yaroslava Shvedova won 10 games in a row from 63 22 down to stun the defending champion, 36 62 60.
Last year at Roland Garros, Li Na became the first Asian player ever to win a Grand Slam title.
Maria Sharapova started off sharp against Klara Zakopalova, building a comfortable 64 31 lead.
She would have to go to a third set but Maria Sharapova won, beating Klara Zakopalova, 64 67(5) 62.