French Open 2012: Rafael Nadal Wins Record Seventh French Open Title Over Novak Djokovic

We've seen some great tennis from Rolland Garros this past week.

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2012 French Open: Rafael Nadal Defeats Novak Djokovic, Wins 7th French Open Title

Rafael Nadal won the finals of the Men's Singles tournament at the 2012 French Open, a record seventh French Open championship for the tennis player. He beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6 and 7-5 with an overnight break in the third set due to rain. Nadal was down 2-1 in the when play was suspended on Sunday, but he came back to put Djokovic on the defensive when play resumed.

Nadal evened the score at 2-2 before pulling ahead by a game. Djokovic tied things up again and the two men would repeat this pattern twice more, Nadal going up and Djokovic tying it. That left them at 5-5, and after Nadal pulled ahead yet again he was the recipient of a stroke of good luck as a double fault in the final game handed him the set and the championship. Djokovic double faulted with the score at 30-40, costing the no. 1 seed the title and his chance to become the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four tennis majors in the same year.

Nadal's seventh French Open victory is a record, and in the 2012 tournament the third set in the final was the only one he lost. A complete scoreboard for the entire tournament can be found at SI.com.

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2012 French Open, Djokovic vs. Nadal: Men's Championship Suspended, Will Resume Monday

We will have to wait one more day to determine a winner for the 2012 French Open men's championship. Novak Djokovic, the world's highest ranked player, and Rafael Nadal, ranked No. 2 in the world, met on Sunday morning for the title at Rolland Garros but the match was suspended after a little more than three sets.

The two players will supposedly resume at 7 a.m. EST on Monday morning, but rain is in the forecast most of the day. After NBC showed the start of match this morning, the final sets will be played on NBC Sports Network.

As for what has happened to this point, Nadal leads after three sets. He took the first set 6-4 and the second set 6-3 in convincing fashion. Djokovic came alive in the third set to win 6-2 as the rain began to fall, and led the fourth set 2-1 before the match was suspended.

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French Open Results: Maria Sharapova Defeats Sara Errani For Women's Singles Tournament Victory

Maria Sharapova defeated Sara Errani to win the Women's Singles tournament on day 14 of the 2012 French Open. Errani, who was seeded at no. 21, was overwhelmed by Sharapova's power and ability to push the pace. Sharapova won in straight sets, 6-3 and 6-2, and with the victory she becomes only the 10th woman in the history of tennis to complete a Career Grand Slam. Errani may have been overwhelmed, but her efforts are sure to send her up the rankings.

John McEnroe and Patrick McEnroe beat Mikael Pernfors and Mats Wilander in the Men's Legends tournament, and Lindsay Davenport and Martina Hingis defeated Martina Navratilova and Jana Novotna in the Women's Legends tournament. Both tournaments were in their fourth round.

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 Women's Finals: TV Schedule, Start Times And More

Just one match separates two ladies from the 2012 French Open Championship at beautiful Rolland Garros. Maria Sharapova, the world's No. 2 ranked player, has cruised to the finals and made quick work of Petra Kvitova in the semifinals. Sera Errani, ranked 21st, has battled her way through the the tournament and is as hot as any player in tennis right now.

Most feel that Sharapova is playing the best tennis of her career right now and has seldom been challenged at the French Open, but every player has a bad day. Errani has the talent and endurance to pull the upset if a few bounces go her way.

NBC will have the live telecast of the match for you on Saturday morning. It is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. MST, which is 9 a.m. for you folks on the east coast. Both pre-match and post-match analysis will be provided as well, hopefully from a fired up John McEnroe.

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2012 French Open: TV Schedule, Matches And More For Friday's Semifinals

The 2012 French Open is nearing an end and only four competitors remain on the men's side of the event. After a day off on Thursday, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer will meet in the semifinals to determine the championship match.

All of the action is scheduled to begin early on Friday morning. Here is the schedule for the matches, TV coverage and more.

Matches & Start Times:

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

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

TV Schedule: Things will be a bit different from what we've seen thus far with the French Open. The Tennis Channel will have the live telecast of the Nadal vs. Ferrer match, and then at 11 a.m. NBC will telecast the Djokovic vs. Federer match. That means it will be tape-delayed for those of us on the west coast, which is kind of a bummer.

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2012 French Open: TV Schedule, Start Times For Wednesday's Quarterfinals

The 2012 French Open is nearing a conclusion and many of the favorites are still in the running for the title. After a wild day of quarterfinals action on Tuesday we will get yet another on Wednesday to determine the semifinals for the men's and women's sides. Here is all of your information for what should be a great day of tennis from Rolland Garros.

Matches & Start Times: The first matches will begin at 5am and carry on throughout the day.

Women's:

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

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

Men's:

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

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

TV Schedule: All of the action will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD.

Check out the complete scoreboard for the French Open here.

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French Open 2012: TV Schedule For Quarterfinals

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 men, world number one Novak Djokovic looks to continue his quest to own all four Grand Slam titles (plus having them all at once, as he's won the last three majors!) when he faces Jo-Wilfried Tsonga from France. Also, Roger Federer from Switzerland will try and take on No. 9 Juan Martin del Potro, as both try and earn a spot in the semifinal.

For the women, No. 10 Angelique Kerber takes on No. 21 Sara Errani, and No. 6 Samantha Stosur takes on No. 15 Dominika Cibulkova. Matches will be provided on ESPN2 and the Tennis channel starting at 10 am local time.

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French Open 2012 Results: Maria Sharapova Advances In Third Round

Maria Sharapova is one of the heavy favorites to bring home the title at the 2012 French Open. She has dominated the competition up until this point and was great yet again on Saturday, defeating Shuai Peng in two sets. Sharapova won the first set 6-1, the second set 6-2.

Among the other top-ladies in compeition is No. 7 Na Li, who defeated American player Christina McHale in three sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1. Varvara Lepchenko entered the tournament unranked but still managed to knock off 14th ranked Francesca Schiavone in three great sets.

On the men's side of things it was Rafael Nadal stealing all the headlines. The world's No. 2 ranked player won convincingly over Eduardo Schwank in three sets. No. 4 Andy Murray and No. 6 David Ferrer both came away victorious in their matches, needing just three sets in order to win.

The best match of the day: No. 13 Juan Monaco vs. No. 19 Milos Raonic. The two split the first four sets (Raonic won the first and third in tiebreaker), and then Monaco went on to seal the deal in the fifth set as he won 6-4.

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French Open 2012 Schedule: TV Schedule, Start Times And More For Saturday

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