2010 French Open - Day 10
After dropping the first set against No. 19 Nadia Petrova, fellow Russian Elena Dementieva, seeded No. 5, picked up her game to pull out a 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 victory in the quarterfinals on June 1, 2010.
Russia's Nadia Petrova was broken on six of 10 chances on Day 10, while she converted just three of 11 chances on Elena Dementieva's serve.
After leaving the court to receive medical treatment, No. 5 Elena Dementieva rallied against No. 19 Nadia Petrova to advance to the French Open semifinals for the second time in her career.
Rising and falling
Winning just 70 points to compatriot Elena Dementieva's 84, Russia's Nadia Petrova couldn't get out of the quarterfinal round at Roland Garros.
After making the quarterfinals in her first French Open appearance in 2001, Italy's Francesca Schiavone wasn't able to make it past the fourth round for eight straight years. But on June 1, 2010, her 6-2, 6-3 victory over Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki moved Schiavone into the semifinals at Roland Garros.
No. 3 Caroline Wozniacki bowed out in the quarterfinals with a straight-set loss against No. 17 Francesca Schiavone.
Putting in the extra effort
Italy's Francesca Schiavone hit 25 winners to just 13 unforced errors on Day 10 against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
Winning just 37 points the entire match, No. 3 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark was on the court for just 80 minutes in her Day 10 loss against No. 17 Francesca Schiavone of Italy.
Fighting and falling
Russia's Mikhail Youzhny returns the ball to Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych during their quarterfinal match. Berdych defeated Youzhny 6-3, 6-1, 6-2.
Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych reacts as he defeats Russia's Mikhail Youzhny during their quarterfinal match. Berdych advanced to the semifinals, defeating Youzhny 6-3, 6-1, 6-2.
Battling to the end
Russia's Mikhail Youzhny serves the ball to Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych during a quarter final match. Youhzny couldn't overcome Berdych, though.
Berdych gives all he has
Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych returns the ball to Russia's Mikhail Youzhny during their quarterfinal match. Berdych advanced and will face Robin Soderling in the semifinals.
A champion's fight
Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Sweden's Roger Soderling during a quarterfinal match. The defending champion fell to Soderling 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4.
Sweden's Robin Soderling serves the ball to Switzerland's Roger Federer during a quarterfinal match. Soderling upset Federer and advanced to the semifinals 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4.
Sweden's Robin Soderling reacts after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer during a quarterfinal match. With the win, Soderling avenged last year's loss to Federer in the French Open final.
Going home early
Defending champion Switzerland's Roger Federer walks on the court as he plays Sweden's Robin Soderling during their quarterfinal match. Federer failed to advance to the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since the 2004 French Open, a span of 23 tournaments.