PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates victory in his men's singles quarter final match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during day 10 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Comeback Kids: Djokovic, Federer Both Storm Back To Win In 5 Sets

Novak Djokovic will meet Roger Federer in the 2012 French Open semifinal on Friday after they both won their quarterfinal matches in five sets Tuesday.

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The Quarterfinals Have Lived Up To Their Billing

Can Nicolas Almagro slug his way past the ultimate clay-court slugger, Rafael Nadal? Can Andy Murray limp all the way to the semis? Can one of two women pull a huge upset?

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French Open Results: Novak Djokovic Comes Back To Top Tsonga In 5

No. 1 Novak Djokovic came back from a 2-1 deficit in his quarterfinal match against No. 5 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the 2012 French Open to pull out a 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, 7-6 (14), 6-1, win and advance to the semifinals at Roland Garros. He will take on No. 3 Roger Federer in the next round, himself a five-set, come-from-behind winner on Tuesday.

Djokovic appeared to be on his way to an easy victory after a dominant first set in which he won 25 of the 34 points played, and notched six winners to just one for his opponent. Tsonga regained his form and began teeing off as Djokovic scored on just 30 percent of his second serves. Djokovic's first serve percentage fell from 71 to just 60 percent from second to third set, and he continued to struggle with his second serve, scoring on just 35 percent. Tsonga won a majority of the points played in the set for the first time in the match, and the upset was on.

Djokovic's serve regained its form in a tense fourth set, however. Djokovic saved match point twice while serving down 5-4 and 6-5. Down 4-3 in the tiebreak, he was able to take two straight points after Tsonga missed his first serve twice in a row. He would win the tiebreak 8-6 to force a definitive fifth set. From there, Djokovic cruised. He won on 54 percent of Tsonga's first serves to break the Frenchman twice. He won match point with a back hand down the line that Tsonga didn't even bother to chase.

You can see a full French Open scoreboard at SI.com.

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Federer Storms Back To Beat Del Potro In 5

Juan Martin Del Potro played wonderful defense-to-offense tennis in the first two sets of his French Open quarterfinal match with Roger Federer, and he took 13 of the first 22 games because of it. But his serve began to spray, and an angry Roger Federer tamped down on the errors, and Federer came back to win, 3-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-0, 6-3.

Tennis is not big on stats, but the limited numbers available tell you all you need to know about this one:

Winners (First Two Sets): Federer 19, Del Potro 15
Winners (Last Three Sets): Federer 40, Del Potro 18

Unforced Errors (First Two Sets): Federer 28, Del Potro 22
Unforced Errors (Last Three Sets): Del Potro 20, Federer 15

1st Serve Percentage (First Two Sets): Del Potro 61%, Federer 50%
1st Serve Percentage (Last Three Sets): Federer 64%, Del Potro 54%

Federer teed off on Del Potro’s second serve all day, but it didn’t matter until Del Potro started regularly missing his first serve. But Del Potro clearly lost his edge after winning the second-set tie-breaker (we don’t know how much of a role a potentially tweaky knee played yet), and Federer was nearly flawless. As a result, Federer advances to play the winner of the ongoing, epic match between Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilifried Tsonga.

You can see a full French Open scoreboard at SI.com.

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French Open Results: Samantha Stosur, Sara Errani Advance To Semifinals

The most-hyped matchups during the French Open are going to revolve around the men's side of the bracket on Tuesday, but that doesn't mean the women had nothing to offer in their quarterfinal matchups. With just a few days left at Roland Garros, Samantha Stosur and Sara Errani became one step closer to winning a major tennis tournament.

Stosur entered as the No. 6 seed the tournament and, just like her other results in France this year, the Australian was able to advance in straight sets once again on Tuesday morning. Stosur routed Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-1 to advance to the semifinals.

Stosur's opponent in the semifinals will be Italy's Sara Errani. Errani entered the tournament ranked 21, but was able to score an upset over Angelique Kerber with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) victory in Tuesday's match. Errani has notched three wins this year already, but the major win would obviously put her on a much higher level.

Tuesday's quarterfinal matchups on the men's side of the bracket are slated to start later Tuesday morning.

You can see a full French Open scoreboard at SI.com.

For more updates on the 2012 French Open, please stay tuned to this StoryStream. For lots more on all things tennis, keep checking SB Nation's dedicated tennis hub.

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French Open TV Schedule 2012: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer In Action On Tuesday

The 2012 French Open enters the quarterfinals Tuesday and, unsurprisingly, things are getting more exciting at Roland Garros. Four of the top 10 men's players who entered the major will match up Tuesday morning in France.

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will take on one of the local favorites in French native Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Tsonga, from Le Mans, advanced to the meeting with Djokovic following a five-set victory over Stanislas Wawrinka on Monday. Djokovic's journey to the quarterfinals wasn't easy, either, as it took him five sets to dispatch Andreas Seppi.

Roger Federer is also scheduled to play his quarterfinal match Tuesday morning, taking on Juan Martin del Potro in a battle of the third seed taking on the nine seed.

Both men's quarterfinal matches are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET. The Tennis Channel has coverage from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday before things switch over to ESPN2 until 7 p.m.

On the women's side of the bracket, sixth-seeded Samantha Stosur will take on Dominika Cibulkova in one of the quarterfinal matchups scheduled for Tuesday while 10-seeded Angelique Kerber will try to avoid an upset from 21-seeded Sara Errani, who has already upended Ana Ivanovic earlier in the tournament.

You can see a full French Open scoreboard at SI.com.

For more updates on the 2012 French Open, please stay tuned to this StoryStream. For lots more on all things tennis, keep checking SB Nation's dedicated tennis hub.

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