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Photos Du Jour: The Quarterfinals

From Serena Williams' fightback against Svetlana Kuznetsova to Maria Sharapova taking off after the biggest of deficits, there certainly wasn't a shortage of action in the quarterfinals.

Published June 06, 2013 12:00

The first two quarterfinals took place on Tuesday, including Sara Errani against Agnieszka Radwanska.
The first two quarterfinals took place on Tuesday, including Sara Errani against Agnieszka Radwanska.
After losing the first set, Radwanska looked headed for a comeback, going up 3-1 in the second set.
After losing the first set, Radwanska looked headed for a comeback, going up 3-1 in the second set.
Radwanska was thwarted though, as Errani fought back and pushed the second set to a tie-breaker.
Radwanska was thwarted though, as Errani fought back and pushed the second set to a tie-breaker.
The No.5-seeded Errani eventually sent the No.4-seeded Radwanska out of the tournament, 64 76(6).
The No.5-seeded Errani eventually sent the No.4-seeded Radwanska out of the tournament, 64 76(6).
The other quarterfinal was taking place over on Lenglen - Svetlana Kuznetsova and Serena Williams.
The other quarterfinal was taking place over on Lenglen - Svetlana Kuznetsova and Serena Williams.
Williams was in trouble - she lost the second set and faced a 2-0 hole in the third, point for 3-0.
Williams was in trouble - she lost the second set and faced a 2-0 hole in the third, point for 3-0.
But like she has done so many times before, the No.1-seeded Williams dug out of that deficit.
But like she has done so many times before, the No.1-seeded Williams dug out of that deficit.
Williams and Kuznetsova met at the net after Williams scored a 61 36 63 victory against the Russian.
Williams and Kuznetsova met at the net after Williams scored a 61 36 63 victory against the Russian.
Wednesday saw the other two quarterfinals take place including Victoria Azarenka and Maria Kirilenko.
Wednesday saw the other two quarterfinals take place including Victoria Azarenka and Maria Kirilenko.
Kirilenko had her chances, serving for the first set at 6-5, but Azarenka was just too tough.
Kirilenko had her chances, serving for the first set at 6-5, but Azarenka was just too tough.
The No.3-seeded Azarenka ended up taking the set and rolling to a 76(3) 62 win over the No.12 seed.
The No.3-seeded Azarenka ended up taking the set and rolling to a 76(3) 62 win over the No.12 seed.
And over on Chatrier, Maria Sharapova was trying to figure out the riddle that is Jelena Jankovic.
And over on Chatrier, Maria Sharapova was trying to figure out the riddle that is Jelena Jankovic.
The No.18-seeded Jankovic stormed through the opening set at love against the No.2-seeded Sharapova.
The No.18-seeded Jankovic stormed through the opening set at love against the No.2-seeded Sharapova.
But things got much tighter - and much slipperier - from there for Sharapova's fellow former No.1.
But things got much tighter - and much slipperier - from there for Sharapova's fellow former No.1.
Sharapova rebounded from a 6-0 first set for the first time in her WTA career, prevailing, 06 64 63.
Sharapova rebounded from a 6-0 first set for the first time in her WTA career, prevailing, 06 64 63.
  • The first two quarterfinals took place on Tuesday, including Sara Errani against Agnieszka Radwanska.
  • After losing the first set, Radwanska looked headed for a comeback, going up 3-1 in the second set.
  • Radwanska was thwarted though, as Errani fought back and pushed the second set to a tie-breaker.
  • The No.5-seeded Errani eventually sent the No.4-seeded Radwanska out of the tournament, 64 76(6).
  • The other quarterfinal was taking place over on Lenglen - Svetlana Kuznetsova and Serena Williams.
  • Williams was in trouble - she lost the second set and faced a 2-0 hole in the third, point for 3-0.
  • But like she has done so many times before, the No.1-seeded Williams dug out of that deficit.
  • Williams and Kuznetsova met at the net after Williams scored a 61 36 63 victory against the Russian.
  • Wednesday saw the other two quarterfinals take place including Victoria Azarenka and Maria Kirilenko.
  • Kirilenko had her chances, serving for the first set at 6-5, but Azarenka was just too tough.
  • The No.3-seeded Azarenka ended up taking the set and rolling to a 76(3) 62 win over the No.12 seed.
  • And over on Chatrier, Maria Sharapova was trying to figure out the riddle that is Jelena Jankovic.
  • The No.18-seeded Jankovic stormed through the opening set at love against the No.2-seeded Sharapova.
  • But things got much tighter - and much slipperier - from there for Sharapova's fellow former No.1.
  • Sharapova rebounded from a 6-0 first set for the first time in her WTA career, prevailing, 06 64 63.
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