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Photos Du Jour: That Moment

Whether it's painting the line on a big point or raising your level in front of your home crowd, some players pick that perfect moment to rise up to the challenge...

Published May 29, 2014 12:10

Jelena Jankovic stepped onto Court Philippe Chatrier with a very classy dress, and ready to play...
Jelena Jankovic stepped onto Court Philippe Chatrier with a very classy dress, and ready to play...
There were a few slips but she never stayed down, eventually running away with it against Kurumi Nara.
There were a few slips but she never stayed down, eventually running away with it against Kurumi Nara.
Camila Giorgi is always one of the classiest players on the tour, soft-spoken but all-powerful.
Camila Giorgi is always one of the classiest players on the tour, soft-spoken but all-powerful.
And she had her moments in the opening set, but eventually Svetlana Kuznetsova was just too much.
And she had her moments in the opening set, but eventually Svetlana Kuznetsova was just too much.
The No.27-seeded Russian, who won this title five years ago, moved through with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory.
The No.27-seeded Russian, who won this title five years ago, moved through with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory.
Petra Kvitova, the No.5 seed, overpowered New Zealander Marina Erakovic in straights, 6-4, 6-4.
Petra Kvitova, the No.5 seed, overpowered New Zealander Marina Erakovic in straights, 6-4, 6-4.
Sara Errani has an affinity for these courts - finals and semifinals the last two years...
Sara Errani has an affinity for these courts - finals and semifinals the last two years...
The No.10-seeded Italian beat Dinah Pfizenmaier and has now won 13 of her last 15 matches here.
The No.10-seeded Italian beat Dinah Pfizenmaier and has now won 13 of her last 15 matches here.
The crowds were invested in this one - their own Kristina Mladenovic against American Alison Riske.
The crowds were invested in this one - their own Kristina Mladenovic against American Alison Riske.
Mladenovic followed up her first round upset over No.2 seed Li Na with a 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3 triumph.
Mladenovic followed up her first round upset over No.2 seed Li Na with a 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3 triumph.
  • Jelena Jankovic stepped onto Court Philippe Chatrier with a very classy dress, and ready to play...
  • There were a few slips but she never stayed down, eventually running away with it against Kurumi Nara.
  • Camila Giorgi is always one of the classiest players on the tour, soft-spoken but all-powerful.
  • And she had her moments in the opening set, but eventually Svetlana Kuznetsova was just too much.
  • The No.27-seeded Russian, who won this title five years ago, moved through with a 7-6(5), 6-3 victory.
  • Petra Kvitova, the No.5 seed, overpowered New Zealander Marina Erakovic in straights, 6-4, 6-4.
  • Sara Errani has an affinity for these courts - finals and semifinals the last two years...
  • The No.10-seeded Italian beat Dinah Pfizenmaier and has now won 13 of her last 15 matches here.
  • The crowds were invested in this one - their own Kristina Mladenovic against American Alison Riske.
  • Mladenovic followed up her first round upset over No.2 seed Li Na with a 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-3 triumph.
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