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French Open at a glance

PARIS – A look at the French Open yesterday:

Weather: Sunny. High of 75 degrees.

Men’s quarterfinals: No. 1 Novak Djokovic def. No. 12 Tommy Haas, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-5; No. 3 Rafael Nadal def. No. 9 Stanislas Wawrinka, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1.

Women’s quarterfinals: No. 2 Maria Sharapova def. No. 18 Jelena Jankovic, 0-6, 6-4, 6-3; No. 3 Victoria Azarenka def. No. 12 Maria Kirilenko, 7-6 (3), 6-2.

Stat of the day: 12 – Consecutive Grand Slam semifinals reached by Djokovic. The record is Roger Federer’s 23 in a row from 2004-10.

Quote of the day: “I’m ready to play five sets.” – Djokovic, looking ahead to facing Nadal in the semifinals.

Today’s women’s semifinals: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 5 Sara Errani; No. 2 Maria Sharapova vs. No. 3 Victoria Azarenka.

Today’s forecast: Chance of rain. High of 79 degrees.

Tomorrow’s men’s semifinals: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 3 Rafael Nadal; No. 4 David Ferrer vs. No. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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