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Photos Du Jour: Quarterfinal Classics

Tuesday had a pair of incredible fightbacks, while Wednesday produced two first-time Grand Slam semifinalists. All the best pics from the quarters, right here.

Published June 04, 2014 12:10

The quarterfinals of the French Open kicked off on Tuesday, with a pair of Spaniards in action...
The quarterfinals of the French Open kicked off on Tuesday, with a pair of Spaniards in action...
While Carla Suárez Navarro was taking Eugenie Bouchard on, Garbiñe Muguruza faced Maria Sharapova.
While Carla Suárez Navarro was taking Eugenie Bouchard on, Garbiñe Muguruza faced Maria Sharapova.
Muguruza was on complete fire on Chatrier, taking the first set on Sharapova comfortably, 6-1.
Muguruza was on complete fire on Chatrier, taking the first set on Sharapova comfortably, 6-1.
Meanwhile, Suárez Navarro was storming out to a 5-2 lead on Lenglen against an out-of-sorts Bouchard.
Meanwhile, Suárez Navarro was storming out to a 5-2 lead on Lenglen against an out-of-sorts Bouchard.
But that's when the fighting spirit kicked in...
But that's when the fighting spirit kicked in...
Bouchard came back to take the first set and ended up rallying from 4-1 down in the third set too.
Bouchard came back to take the first set and ended up rallying from 4-1 down in the third set too.
And just after Sharapova completed a magnificent 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 comeback against Muguruza...
And just after Sharapova completed a magnificent 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 comeback against Muguruza...
... Bouchard was putting the finishing touches on her own 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-5 win over Suárez Navarro.
... Bouchard was putting the finishing touches on her own 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-5 win over Suárez Navarro.
The next two quarterfinals took place on Wednesday - first up, Sara Errani versus Andrea Petkovic.
The next two quarterfinals took place on Wednesday - first up, Sara Errani versus Andrea Petkovic.
Petkovic had lost to Errani in their last meeting about a month ago, and in straight sets too...
Petkovic had lost to Errani in their last meeting about a month ago, and in straight sets too...
But this time she was on complete fire - she stormed past Errani in just over an hour, 6-2, 6-2.
But this time she was on complete fire - she stormed past Errani in just over an hour, 6-2, 6-2.
A similar scoreline was developing on Court Suzanne Lenglen as Svetlana Kuznetsova met Simona Halep.
A similar scoreline was developing on Court Suzanne Lenglen as Svetlana Kuznetsova met Simona Halep.
Halep was on fire there too, storming past the two-time Grand Slam champion in straights, 6-2, 6-2.
Halep was on fire there too, storming past the two-time Grand Slam champion in straights, 6-2, 6-2.
Halep was cheered on by a large Romanian crowd contingent - she's Romania's best ever, after all.
Halep was cheered on by a large Romanian crowd contingent - she's Romania's best ever, after all.
Halep is now through to her first Grand Slam semifinal. Both semifinals take place on Thursday...
Halep is now through to her first Grand Slam semifinal. Both semifinals take place on Thursday...
  • The quarterfinals of the French Open kicked off on Tuesday, with a pair of Spaniards in action...
  • While Carla Suárez Navarro was taking Eugenie Bouchard on, Garbiñe Muguruza faced Maria Sharapova.
  • Muguruza was on complete fire on Chatrier, taking the first set on Sharapova comfortably, 6-1.
  • Meanwhile, Suárez Navarro was storming out to a 5-2 lead on Lenglen against an out-of-sorts Bouchard.
  • But that's when the fighting spirit kicked in...
  • Bouchard came back to take the first set and ended up rallying from 4-1 down in the third set too.
  • And just after Sharapova completed a magnificent 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 comeback against Muguruza...
  • ... Bouchard was putting the finishing touches on her own 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-5 win over Suárez Navarro.
  • The next two quarterfinals took place on Wednesday - first up, Sara Errani versus Andrea Petkovic.
  • Petkovic had lost to Errani in their last meeting about a month ago, and in straight sets too...
  • But this time she was on complete fire - she stormed past Errani in just over an hour, 6-2, 6-2.
  • A similar scoreline was developing on Court Suzanne Lenglen as Svetlana Kuznetsova met Simona Halep.
  • Halep was on fire there too, storming past the two-time Grand Slam champion in straights, 6-2, 6-2.
  • Halep was cheered on by a large Romanian crowd contingent - she's Romania's best ever, after all.
  • Halep is now through to her first Grand Slam semifinal. Both semifinals take place on Thursday...
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