Roger Federer And Novak Djokovic Win At Roland Garros

While the women were falling like flies, the men’s top seeds had few problems on Friday at Roland Garros.  2009 winner Roger Federer beat Dmitry Tursunov 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4.   Although the Swiss surrendered the second set he cantered thereafter to a fourth round fixture against Ernests Gulbis.

World number two Novak Djokovic also needed four seeds in his third round clash against Marin Cilic.  The Serb saw off the Croat 6-3, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 to book a fourth round meeting against either Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Jerzy Janowicz.

There were also wins for Tomas Berdych and Milos Raonic.  Berdych saw off Roberto Bautista in four sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 while the Canadian needed to go the full distance against France’s Gilles Simon.  Raonic overcame Simon 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 to progress.