The French Open is into the finals round at Roland Garros is streaming online with a live stream from NBC and the NBC Sports Live Extra webiste after being on WatchESPN and ESPN on TV with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic facing off after the semis, with Djokovic beating Ernest Gulbis, while the women's match for the finals are on Saturday and has Simona Halep playing with Maria Sharapova on the other side.
The French Open was into the quarterfinals on Wednesday and Rafael Nadal is playing David Ferrer in one match while Andy Murray matches up against Gael Monfils at Roland Garros for the quarters to see who will advance to the next round and the coverage will be on ESPN and the WatchESPN website with TV coverage and a live stream starting early.
Nadal and Ferrer will play on Suzanne Lenglen in the second match and they comes after Svetlana Kuznetsova plays against Simona Halep for the women's quarterfinals and the men's match is a rematch from the final of the 2013 French Open. Nadal won that title for his eighth career major championship at the French Open and now is looking for a record number nine this year, extending his own record. Nadal has made it to five straight quarterfinals rounds at the French Open for the first time in his career and with a win at the major he can become the first player to win five straight titles at Roland Garros. Novak Djokovic and Nadal appear to be on a collision course, as Nadal has made his way fairly easily through the first rounds and Djokovic is into the semifinals after winning over Milos Raonic on Tuesday.
Nadal and Ferrer are both from Spain and are friendly with each other and now they will face off again after playing for the championship last year. Andy Murray will play against Monfils in a match that features a player from France with the chance to advance and that will come after the other women's quarterfinals with Sara Errani and Andrea Petkovic on Philippe Chatrier. Ernests Gulbis made his first semi at a grand slam and he will play against Djokovic and that will be a tough match for both players, as Dojo is still marching to try and win his first French.
Nadal has been dominant at Roland Garros and has lost only one match in his career and Djokovic has yet to win a major at the French and that looks like the matchup that will play out. Ernests Gulbis comes in after winning the biggest match of his career against Roger Federer and then he won another huge matchup against Tomas Berdych to advance to the semifinals and he said that he is ready to try and make it into the finals. Djokovic won against Raonic in a very tough match that went only three sets but nearly all of them went the distance and now he is into the semis.