Roland Garros 2012: Rafael Nadal Wins 7th French Open Title

San Francisco's own Sam Querrey will be playing in the 2012 French Open, facing No. 8 ranked Janko Tipsarevic in the first round.

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French Open 2012: Rafael Nadal Beats Novak Djokovic For Record 7th Championship

Rafael Nadal won his seventh French Open title on Monday, a record. He defeated Novak Djokovic in four sets, with the third set being the only set he lost in the entire 2012 tournament. He was down 2-1 in the fourth set when play was suspended due to rain on Sunday, but he came back with a fury on Monday, leaving the final scores at 6-4, 6-3, 2-6 and 7-5.

Djokovic had the lead in the set when play began on Monday, but Nadal was quick to tie things and pull ahead. Djokovic tied it at 3-3, but Nadal pulled ahead again. Djokovic tied it at four, and Nadal pulled ahead yet again. Djokovic tied it one more time, but Nadal took the next two games to win the championship. Incredibly, his victory in the final game came on a double fault by Djokovic, that bit of bad luck costing Djokovic his bid to hold all four majors in one year, something not done since Rod Laver in 1969.

Nadal's record setting seventh win at Roland Garros is part of his 11 Grand Slam wins overall, and marks the fifth time he faced Djokovic in a Grand Slam final. A complete scoreboard for the tournament can be found at SI.com.

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2012 French Open Finals: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Wait Until Monday To Determine Winner

The 2012 French Open was expected to conclude on Sunday, but inclement weather forced the men's championship between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were able to get three sets and a couple of games in the fourth finalized before rain showers hit Rolland Garros, but tournament officials would suspend the match after an hour-long delay.

The match is scheduled to resume on Monday morning at 4 a.m. PST, although their is rain in the forecast for most of the day. Both players complained about sloppy conditions and slippery tennis balls, so we'll see just how poor the clay court is tomorrow morning.

As for the match itself, Nadal won the first set 6-4 and the second set 6-3. Djokovic rallied to win the third set 6-2 and currently leads the fourth 2-1, although his opponent was clearly struggling with the wet conditions.

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French Open Results: Maria Sharapova Defeats Sara Errani To Win Women's Singles

Saturday's biggest result from the 2012 French Open was Maria Sharapova defeating Sara Errani in the Women's Singles final. Sharapova's relentless pace, size advantage, and power overwhelmed Errani, and Sharapova won in straight sets, 6-3 and 6-2. With the victory she became just the 10th woman in the history of tennis to win a career Grand Slam. Errani did put up a fight, though, and the no. 21 seed is likely to see her ranking in women's tennis rise significantly.

Also taking place Saturday was the fourth round of the Men's and Women's Legends tournament. Lindsay Davenport and Martina Hingis defeated Martina Navratilova and Jana Novotna, and John McEnroe and Patrick McEnroe defeated Mikael Pernfors and Mats Wilander.

A full French Open scoreboard, including Men's Legends under 45, Men's Doubles, Girls' Doubles, and Boys' Doubles can be found at SI.com.

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2012 French Open Finals TV Schedule, Start Time, Matches And More

Maria Sharapova is arguably the best women's tennis player in the world. If her previous championships were not enough to cement her legacy as one of the better players of all time, she has breezed through the 2012 French Open so far and is one match away from the championship.

Standing in her way is Sara Errani, who entered the tournament ranked No. 21 in the world. Errani has been playing great tennis in recent weeks and has a legitimate chance at the title on Saturday. She may not be favored, but she can most definitely pull the upset if a few breaks go her way.

NBC will televise the match on Saturday morning. Everything is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. PST. That's 9 a.m. for you folks living on the other coast.

The men's championship between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be played Sunday morning.

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French Open 2012: Wild Day Of Semifinals Action Begins Friday

Just four competitors remain on the men's side of the 2012 French Open, and all of them are currently ranked among the best in the world. We've had a great past week and a half of tennis and we are just a few matches away from determining a champion at Rolland Garros.

The women's championship match has already been decided. Let's take a look at Friday's schedule, which will determine the two finalists for the men's portion of the event.

Matches & Start Times:

2. Rafael Nadal vs. 6. David Ferrer, 4 a.m. PST

1. Novak Djokovic vs. 3. Roger Federer, 7 a.m.

TV Schedule: You'll have to do a bit of channel flipping if you hope to watch on Friday morning. The Tennis Channel will televise the first match, Nadal vs. Ferrer, live on their station. At 11 a.m. across the country NBC will take over the coverage and air the Djokovic vs. Federer match. For those on the east coast the match should be live, but those of us on the west coast will be forced to watch tape-delayed. Kind of silly, but it is what it is.

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2012 French Open Schedule, TV Times, Matches And More

We have just one more day of quarterfinals action remaining at beautiful Rolland Garros before the semifinal matches begin. The 2012 French Open has been a wild one thus far and many of the world's top players remain in the hunt for a title. With big names such as Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova scheduled to play on Wednesday, you can bet we'll be in for a great day of action.

Here is the schedule, start times and more for Wednesday:

Matches & Start Times: The first matches will begin around 5 a.m. and carry on throughout the day.

Men's:

Rafael Nadal vs. Nicolas Almagro, 7 a.m. MST

Andy Murray vs. David Ferrer, 7 a.m. MST

Women's:

Maria Sharapova vs. Kaia Kanepi, 5 a.m. MST

Petra Kvitova vs. Yaroslava Shvedova, 5 a.m. MST

TV Schedule: ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will provide the live telecast of all the action.

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French Open 2012 Preview: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic Headline Tuesday Action

There will be four singles matchups taking place in the quarterfinals of the 2012 French Open this Tuesday at Roland Garros. Two of the matchups will be on the men's side, two will take place on the women's side.

For the ATP matches, Novak Djokovic from Serbia looks to continue his quest to complete his personal Grand Slam (and own all four Grand Slams at once) by taking on the crowd favorite, the Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Also Roger Federer (third to Djokovic and Rafael Nadal) matches up with Juan Martin del Potro from Spain.

On the WTA side, Angelique Kerber from Germany will be facing Sara Errani from Italy, and Samantha Stosur from Australia will look at Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia. You can watch most of the action on the Tennis Channel and ESPN2, as well as checking out online streams at ESPN3.

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2012 French Open Scores: Wild Third Round Of Play Wraps Up On Saturday

Yet another day of tennis from Rolland Garros is in the books and there are still quite a few of the tournament favorites in contention for the championship. With big names such as Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova all in action you can bet it was a good time at the 2012 French Open.

Let's take a look at the final results from the day's bigger matches.

No. 2 Nadal defeated unranked Eduardo Schwank in three sets, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4.

No. 4 Murray handled Santiago Giraldo in three sets as well. He won 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Six-seed David Ferrer won in blowout fashion over No. 27 Mikhail Youzhny in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 6-2.

No. 8 seed Janko Tipsarevic defeated No. 29 Julien Benneteau in three sets. He won 6-3, 7-5, 6-4.

On the women's side of things it was Sharapova winning in two sets over Shuai Peng, 6-2, 6-1. Seven-seed Na Li won in three sets, as did No. 4 Petra Kvitova.

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2012 French Open Results: Maria Sharapova Advances Following Dominating Performance

The 2012 French Open is underway and we've had quite a few superb matches thus far. There have been a few big upsets on the women's side of the tournament, including one of Venus Williams. As for No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova, she advanced in convincing fashion winning both of her sets 6-1 over Ayumi Morita.

Top-seed Victoria Azarenka defeated Aleksandra Wozniak. No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska was upset by No. 26 Svetiana Kuznetsova in two sets, 6-1 and 6-2.

On the men's side, Novak Djokovic won his match 3-0 over unranked Nicolas Devilder (6-1, 6-2, 6-2). Roger Federer, No. 3 in the event, won his match against Nicolas Mahut in four sets. Five-seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga made quick work of Fabio Fognini in three sets.

The only real upset of the day was No. 18 Stanislas Wawrinka defeating Gilles Simon in five sets. Wawrinka trailed two sets to one after three, but he rallied in the two final sets in a convincing fashion (6-3, 6-2).

Play will continue once again on Saturday morning from Roland Garros.

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French Open 2012: Sam Querrey Represents The Bay Area In 2012 Roland Garros Tournament

San Francisco's own Sam Querrey will be playing in the 2012 French Open, facing No. 8 ranked Janko Tipsarevic in the first round.

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