The 2013 men's matchup of world's best against No.1 seed at the Roland Garros outdoor clay court in Paris France.semifinal results of men and women single matches are all set after the grueling
But before that, in Thursday's French Open women semifinal result, dominated hapless 6-0, 6-1 in just 46 minutes to reach her second French Open final. Serena last won her only Roland Garros crown in 2002 and will be playing in her 20th career Grand Slam championship.
In another women's semifinal matchup,survived a grueling rain delayed game with a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 victory over .to reach the final for the second straight year. It was a rematch of the French Open Final last year where Sharapova won the title.
Sharapova will defend her title in French Open Final showdown on Saturday against her toughest opponent Serena Williams. The 31-year-old Serena is favorite as she holds a 13-2 career lead over Sharapova. She last won against Williams nine years ago.
Roland Garros scores result from the French Open Women's Singles Semifinal matches on Thursday
Serena Williams (U.S.) def. Sara Errani (Italy) 6-0, 6-1
Maria Sharapova (Russia) def. Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 6-1, 2-6, 6-4
Women French Open Finals 2013
Serena Williams vs Maria Sharapova
In Friday's French Open men's semifinal results, defending champion Rafael Nadal survived in grueling marathon tennis battle in 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7, 9-7 victory over Novak Djokovic on Friday.
World No. 1 played against third-seeded former top-ranked Nadal in 4 hours and 37 minutes. The deciding fifth set takes 1-hour and 22 minutes alone.
The two have met 34 times with Nadal winning 19 times to Djokovic's 15, and while the King of Clay, Nadal now holds a 13-3 lead on clay court against the Serbian. However, Djokovic beat the Spaniard in their recent meeting at Monte Carlo Masters final in April.
On Friday's other semifinal late evening schedule, French favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will face fourth-seed Spaniard. Tsonga surprised everyone in pulling an upset victory against Swiss maestro in three straight sets in the quarterfinal round.
Roland Garros scores at men's semifinal results
Rafael Nadal def Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7, 9-7
David Ferrer vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Men's French Open Final
Rafael Nadal vs Ferrer/Tsonga