Good morning and welcome to Sports Mole's live coverage of day seven of the French Open at Roland Garros.
Thomas Berdych secured his spot in the fourth round on Friday with victory over Kevin Anderson. Meanwhile, home favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga also secured his ticket to the party.
Juan Martin del Potro and Novak Djokovic also advanced, as did Roger Federer with a four-set win over Nicolas Mahut.
On the women's side of the draw, Maria Sharapova, Petra Martic and Sam Stosur all advanced to the fourth round.
Note that play gets underway at 10.00am.
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Right, that's it from Sports Mole on day seven of the French Open. It's been another thrilling day in Paris and tomorrow shows no let up of the quality tennis on offer. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga are all in action on the men's side, while Victoria Azarenka, Sam Stosur and Petra Martic will feature for the women. Thank you very much for your company and we hope to see you tomorrow. Au revoir!
What a disappointing way to end for Goerges. She double-faults and sends Rus through to the last 16 in the process. The world number 88 showed great determination out there today and did well to overcome a similarly tenacious competitor.
RESULT: Rus 7-6 2-6 6-2 Goerges
20.32: Back to deuce. I get the feeling that these two aren't that keen on each other. I'm definitely detecting some tension out there.
20.30: Goerges whacks her backhand into the net and Kanepi is on match point.
20.28: However, Rus may want to finish this off sooner rather than later as the light fades in Paris...
20.27: Goerges was on break point there, but Rus fought back to hold and move to within a game of the next round.
20.22: Goerges is pumping her fist as she holds serve to love. She doesn't think that she's out of this one yet.
20.17: That leaves one match for today as Aranxta Rus takes on Julia Goerges. It's into the third set and Rus leads 4-1. Can the German turn it around?
She's done it! Wozniacki makes the error and Kanepi is through to the last 16. Despite a stunning comeback from Wozniacki in the second, no one would begrudge the world number 23 her victory. File this under 'minor shock'.
RESULT: Wozniacki 1-6 7-63-6 Kanepi
20.14: Rus looks on her way to the last 16 with a 4-1 lead in the third against Goerges.
20.11: Kanepi slaps her shot long to give Wozniacki a hold. Can the Estonian now serve out the match?
20.08: Neither player seems to be able to clinch this game as Wozniacki and Kanepi go back and forth on deuce.
20.06: That could be crucial. Rus breaks Goerges to take a 3-1 lead in the final set of their match.
20.01: Not another comeback from Wozniacki, surely? Kanepi hits long and gives the Dane the break. It's now 5-2 to the Estonian.
19.58:...but she double-faults! Back to deuce.
19.57: Kanepi has match point...
19.54: Kanepi breaks again! She just needs to hold to book her place in the next round...
That was incredible effort from Mathieu to pull it back to 2-2, but Granollers-Pujol had that extra bit of stamina to progress. He will play fellow Spaniard David Ferrer for a place in the quarter-finals.
RESULT: Granollers-Pujol 6-4 6-4 1-6 4-6 6-1 Mathieu
19.50: Neither player really had the ball under control in that game, but Kanepi manages to hold serve and establish a 4-1 lead. I can't imagine that she'll be counting her chickens though after being 5-1 ahead in the second...
19.44: SET! Goerges levels things up in her match with Rus by clinching the second 6-2.
19.43: Oh my word! Wozniacki has a simple volley at the net, but she puts it wide and gives Kanepi the break. The Estonian leads 3-1.
19.39: We now move to Court Suzanne Lenglen to join Kaia Kanepi and Caroline Wozniacki. This match has been quite unpredictable so far and it's 2-1 to Kanepi in the third. Wozniacki to serve.
That was what's known in the business as a humdinger. Both players gave their all out there, but it was Monaco's experience which eventually saw him through. His reward? A last-16 tie with Rafael Nadal on Monday...
RESULT: Monaco 6-7 6-3 6-7 6-3 6-4 Raonic
19.33: Monaco moves on to match point...
19.31: Granollers-Pujol finds what could be a crucial break of serve against Mathieu to go 3-1 up in the fifth.
19.30: It was close for a minute there, but Raonic holds and puts the pressure on Monaco to serve for a place in the last 16.
19.26: Raonic puts his forehand long and now needs to hold serve to stay in the match. Monaco takes a 5-3 lead.
19.24: Goerges breaks again to go 3-0 up in the second against Rus.
19.22: Raonic, who is giving everything out there, holds serve. Monaco will now serve to put himself 5-3 ahead.
19.20: If you're wearing a hat, take it off for Caroline Wozniacki. She was all but dead and buried in the second set against Kaia Kanepi but has won the tie-break 7-3 to push it the distance.
18.19: Monaco holds to make it 4-2 in the fifth.
19.18: Goerges gets off to a blazing start in the second set against Rus as the German breaks in the first game.
19.14: Raonic hits his 24th ace of the match to keep the pressure on Monaco. The Argentine now leads 3-2.
19.13: SET! Rus 7-6 Georges
19.11: Monaco uses his reliable serve to go 3-1 ahead in the fifth. Meanwhile, we're into a tie-break between Wozniacki and Kanepi. Tense stuff...
19.10: SET! It will go to five sets between Mathieu and Granollers-Pujol. The Frenchman looked down and out after losing the first two, but he has taken the fourth 6-4.
19.06: Right, we'll now be turning our attention to Juan Monaco's match with Milos Raonic. Monaco has broken to lead 2-1 in the fifth set.
19.05: After all of that hard work, Wozniacki is broken again which means that Kanepi will serve for the match.
19.04: We're into a first-set tie-break between Rus and Goerges...
There was some gallant play from Schwank in that match, but Nadal does what he does best and wins yet again on clay. It was take something special to stop the Spaniard from claiming a record seventh title here at Roland Garros.
RESULT: Nadal 6-1 6-3 6-4 Schwank
18.59: Schwank holds so Nadal will serve for the match.
18.56: Would you believe it? Wozniacki was 5-1 down in the second set against Kanepi and looked to be heading out of the tournament, but she's now pulled it back to 5-5.
18.55: A love service game for Nadal puts him a game away from the last 16.
18.54: Rus and Goerges are swinging one way then the other in their opening set. Goerges broke for a second time against her Dutch opponent, but Rus has broken back. She will now serve to make it 5-5.
18.50: Schwank, who has been trying to whip the crowd up, records a love service game to go 3-4.
18.49: Maybe it's not all over for Wozniacki. The Dane breaks Kanepi for the first time in the match to make it 3-5 in the second.
18.48: It's all so easy for Nadal as he goes 4-2 ahead in the third. The finishing line is in sight now for the six-time winner.
18.45: Goerges breaks back in her match against Rus to make it 3-3 in the opening set.
18.43: Schwanks holds to make it 2-3 in the third. Nadal to serve.
18.40: SET! We're going to go the distance with Monaco and Raonic. The Argentine claims the fourth set 6-3 to level the match. Fifth set, here we come.
18.38: That's so clinical from Nadal. The world number two thumps a forehand into the corner and goes 3-1 up in the third. It's only a matter of time now, I should imagine.
18.33: Kanepi breaks Wozniacki again! The Estonian is having the time of her life out there and now only needs two more games to record a memorable victory.
18.32: Nadal takes control. Schwank hits a flimsy shot into the net to give the Spaniard a break. He leads 2-1 in the third.
18.28: A mean serve from Nadal forces Schwank into the error. It's now 1-1 in the third.
18.24: Wozniacki looks to be in real trouble now. Already a set down, she's broken by Kanepi. The Estonian will serve for a 3-1 lead in the second.
18.23: Schwank gets the ball rolling in the third set as he holds serve.
18.22: SET! There's life in Mathieu's match with Granollers as the Frenchman claims the third set 6-1. He's now only one set behind.
18.21: Monaco is now 4-1 up in the fourth set against Raonic.
18.18: SET! Schwank puts his forehand long and it's Nadal who takes the second set. The Argentine put up some resistance there, but the Spaniard now leads 6-1 6-3.
18.15: Arantxa Rus's match with Julia Goerges is now underway...
18.14: Schwank just about manages to hold serve so Nadal will serve for the set.
18.10: Juan Monaco and Milos Raonic continue to have a right old ding-dong in their match as Monaco breaks and finds himself 2-0 in front in the fourth. Can he take the set and level the contest?
18.08: Nadal holds and it is now 5-2 to the Spaniard in the second. There was some marvellous jousting at the net from both players during that service game.
18.06: Despite losing the first two sets, Paul-Henri Mathieu has given himself against Marcel Granollers after racing into a 3-0 lead in the third.
18.03: Do we have a minor shock on the cards here? World number 23 Kaia Kanepi takes the first set against world number nine Caroline Wozniack 6-1.
18.02: Such flattery. Schwank makes it 4-2 in the second as Nadal puts his backhand into the net.
Right, that's me for now. I will be handing you over to my wonderful colleague Jack Prescott for the remainder of today's action!
17.58: Brilliant hold from Nadal as he shuts the door on Schwank by moving 4-1 ahead in the second. Meanwhile, Kanepi will serve for the first set against Wozniacki.
17.56: Schwank is off the mark in the second set against Nadal. However, the Argentine remains 3-1 behind.
17.54: Kanepi remains on control against Wozniacki. The Estonian leads 4-1 in the first.
17.52: SET! Raonic takes the third set 7-6 against Monaco to open up a two-sets-to-one lead.
17.50: Nadal holds serve once more to move 3-0 ahead in the second. Meanwhile, Monaco and Raonic are locked at 5-5 in their third-set tie-break.
17.48: Nadal breaks early in the second. The Spaniard leads 2-0. He has been miles too good for his Argentine opponent thus far.
17.47: SET! Granollers-Pujol has taken the second set 6-4 against Mathieu. The Spaniard leads two-sets-to-nil.
17.46: Meanwhile, the match between Monaco and Raonic has entered a tie-break in the second set.
17.44: Wozniacki is off the mark against Kanepi. However, the Dane trails 3-1.
17.42: Nadal does hold, however, to move 1-0 ahead in the second.
17.41: Nadal is just struggling to finish off Schwank in the opening game of the second set. The pair are level at deuce.
17.39: It's been all Kanepi in the only ladies match currently in action. She leads Wozniacki 3-0 in the opening set.
17.37: It's equally as tight between Granollers-Pujol and Mathieu. The former leads one-set-to-nil, but the pair are locked at 4-4 in the second.
17.36: It's still desperately tight in the match between Monaco and Ranoic. The pair are locked at one-set-all and 5-5 in the second.
17.34: SET! Nadal takes the opening set 6-1 after 46 minutes of tennis. It's just been stunning from the Spaniard.
17.33: Just the singular match yet to get underway on day seven - with Rus facing Goerges in the women's side of the draw.
17.31: Nadal holds serve to move 5-1 ahead in the opener. The Spaniard can wrap this set up with a break of serve.
17.29: Meanwhile, Kanepi has made a strong start against Wozniacki. The Estonian leads 2-0 in the first.
17.27: It's just been ever so slightly wasteful from Nadal in the last few moments. However, he remains in total control.
17.25: Schwank is finally on the scoreboard after 36 minutes. The Argentine trails 4-1 in the first.
17.23: Oh my word, how on earth has Schwank not won that point. The Argentine played at least three winners but Nadal made every single one to eventually take the point.
Women's latest score: Kanepi 1-0 Wozniacki.
Men's latest scores: Monaco 6-7 6-3 4-4 Raonic, Granollers-Pujol 6-4 2-3 Mathieu, Schwank 0-4 Nadal.
17.20: Nadal is making every single shot in the early stages. It's just incredible tennis.
17.18: Nadal does hold serve, however, to move 4-0 ahead. Meanwhile, Kanepi vs. Wozniacki is underway.
17.16: It remains deuce in the fourth game between Nadal and Schwank. The Argentine has just raised his level somewhat.
17.14: Nadal has just dropped his level somewhat in the last few moments. Meanwhile, Granollers-Pujol vs. Mathieu remains on serve in the second.
17.12: Wow, Nadal smashes the net from close range when it looked easier to find the open court. Break-point Schwank.
17.10: Nadal just keeps coming at the Argentine like a steam train. He just doesn't let up, doesn't give you a moment.
17.08: Meanwhile, Raonic leads Monaco 3-2 in the third with the pair level at one-set-all.
17.06: Nadal finally secures the double-break with a wonderful forehand. The Spaniard leads 3-0 in the first after 18 minutes.
17.04: Schwank continues to play delicate drop shots as he impresses in the early stages.
17.02: Really bright serving from Schwank early on as he staves off another break point to move advantage ahead.
17.00: Meanwhile, Schwank saves three break points to level it at 40-40 in the third game.
16.58: It remains as tight as you like between Monaco and Raonic with the pair locked at one-set-all and 1-1 in the third.
16.56: So there we have it. Gasquet will face Murray in the fourth round following his victory over Haas. Meanwhile, Nadal has taken a 2-0 lead over Schwank.
Result: Gasquet 6-7 6-3 6-0 6-0 Haas
16.56: Wonderfully measured point from Nadal as he moves 40-15 ahead in the second game. I just cannot make a case for his opponent today.
16.54: Strong early hold from Raonic in his match with Monaco. The pair are level at one-set-all.
16.52: Not the greatest of starts for Schwank as Nadal secures an early break in the match. Meanwhile, it's now 5-0 Gasquet.
16.51: Gasquet breaks Haas once more to move 4-0 ahead in the fourth. The Frenchman is well on course for the fourth round.
16.49: Here we go then. Schwank vs. Nadal.
16.47: Meanwhile, wonderful tennis from Haas and Gasquet as the German levels it at 40-40 with a beautiful forehand.
16.45: SET! Monaco has taken the second set 6-3 against Raonic. The pair are level at one-set-all.
16.43: SET! Granollers-Pujol has taken the opening set 6-4 against Mathieu.
16.41: Gasquet has taken another early break against Haas. The Frenchman leads 3-0 in the fourth.
16.39: We will be staying with Gasquet and Haas for the moment. We will then switch our attention to a certain Spaniard who I believe is called Nadal.
16.37: Monaco is just a singular point away from securing the second set against Raonic. Meanwhile, Mathieu is serving to stay in the set against Granollers-Pujol.
16.35: Still no women's matches currently in progress - I am not ignoring the ladies I promise.
16.33: Really is all Gasquet now as he takes the opening game of the fourth set. Meanwhile, Monaco leads Raonic 5-2 in the second.
16.31: SET! Gasquet secures the third set 6-0 against Haas to move two-sets-to-one ahead. Remember, the winner of this match will face Murray in the fourth round.
16.28: Gasquet really does have such an elegant backhand. It is extremely rare to see the one-handed backhand in the men's game. However, he uses it with such grace.
16.26: Just beautiful tennis from Gasquet as he releases a one-handed backhand into the far corner. The Frenchman leads 5-0 in the third.
16.24: Really impressive stuff from Gasquet as he breaks to move 4-0 ahead. Meanwhile, Monaco has broken early in the second against Raonic.
16.21: We will be switching our focus to Haas vs. Gasquet. The pair remain at one-set-all, but 0-4 Gasquet in the third.
Men's latest scores: Haas 7-6 3-6 0-3 Gasquet, Monaco 6-7 3-2 Raonic, Granollers-Pujol 4-2 Mathieu.
Result: Sharapova 6-2 6-1 Peng
16.17: Granollers-Pujol is up an early break against Mathieu. Meanwhile, Monaco vs. Raonic remains at 2-2 in the second.
16.15: Gasquet has broken early in the third set against Haas. The Frenchman leads 2-0. Meanwhile, Sharapova holds serve to move 5-1 ahead.
16.13: It remains pretty much as expected between Granollers-Pujol and Mathieu. The pair are tied at 2-2 in the first.
16.11: Peng does hold. However, her Russian opponent remains a double-break ahead in the second.
16.09: It's been a spirited performance from Peng, but she is up against arguably currently the best female tennis player. It's just all been too much.
16.07: SET! Gasquet breaks Haas to take the second set 6-3. The pair are tied at one-set-all.
16.06: Sharapova holds serve to move 4-0 ahead in the second. The Russian is just two games away now. Meanwhile, Mathieu leads Granollers-Pujol 2-1 in the early stages.
16.04: SET! Raonic has taken the opening set 7-6 against Monaco. Brilliant from the Canadian.
16.02: Sharapova breaks once more to move 3-0 ahead in the second. She is well on course for the next round.
16.00: Meanwhile, Monaco vs. Raonic remains at 4-4 in the tie-break thus far.
15.58: Let's join that particular women's match with Sharapova in some serious control this afteroon.
15.56: Another men's match is underway with Schwank entertaining Mathieu. Meanwhile, Sharapova leads Peng one-set-to-nil and 2-0 in the second.
15.54: Meanwhile, Monaco vs. Raonic has entered a tie-break in the first set.
15.54: Gasquet breaks! Really big moment for the Frenchman against Haas. Can the home favourite take this second set? He leads 3-2 on serve.
15.52: Sharapova breaks Peng in the opening game of the third. The Russian looks well on course for the next round.
15.50: More from Tim Henman's former coach David Felgate following Murray's win: "It has been a great comeback after what went on the other day [against Jarko Niemenen]. A really good performance, he looked really pumped up at the end. It puts a whole different perspective when you get through the first week and now he can start thinking about his next match."
15.48: Haas and Gasquet remain at 2-2 in the second. You can't help but feel that Gasquet needs to win this set - for confidence alone.
15.46: SET! Sharapova takes the opening set 6-2 against Peng.
15.44: It remains on serve at 5-5 with Monaco and Raonic. The latter is really impressing this year.
15.42: Sharapova will serve for the opening set against Peng in the only ladies match currently in play.
15.40: Haas and Gasquet sit at 1-1 in the second. Meanwhile, Monaco vs. Raonic remains on serve at 4-5.
15.38: So there we have it - Murray secures a spot in the next round after two hours of tennis. There were no signs of any back complaint, as the Scot demolished his South American opponent.
Result: Murray 6-3 6-4 6-4 Giraldo
15.36: Really fine game from Murray as he comes to the net to move 15-0 ahead. It was quickly 30-0 as Giraldo could only fire wide. Meanwhile, the Scot made it 40-0 as the Colombian fired long once more. Giraldo did cut the score to 40-15, but a wonderful backhand secured the win.
15.34: Spirited from Giraldo as the Colombian holds serve. However, Murray will now serve for a spot in the fourth round.
15.32: Suddenly all Giraldo's big shots are missing as Murray holds to love to move 5-3 ahead in the third.
15.31: SET Haas takes the opening set against Gasquet 7-6. Meanwhile, Peng has broken back against Sharapova.
15.31: It continues to remain on serve between Monaco and Raonic. Meanwhile, Haas leads Gasquet 5-2 in the tie-break.
15.29: Murray breaks! There it is, he takes advantage of his third break point to move 4-3 ahead in the third.
15.27: Brilliant rally between Giraldo and Murray as the latter produces two defensive shots to stay in the point. However, Giraldo does secure it to level the game at deuce.
15.25: Wonderful from Giraldo as he staves off a break point with a powerful forehand. Meanwhile, Sharapova leads Peng 3-0.
15.23: Haas vs. Gasquet does indeed head for a tie-break in the opening set.
15.23: Easy pickings for Sharapova thus far. The Russian leads Peng 2-0 in the opener. Meanwhile, another love game for Murray as he levels it at 3-3.
15.21: Giraldo holds once more to move 3-2 ahead. Much more of an even encounter now.
15.20: Still Gasquet refuses to blink as he holds serve to lead Haas 6-5. This one seems to be heading for a tie-break.
15.19: Monaco holds serve against Raonic to level it at 2-2. Meanwhile, Sharapova is up an early break against Peng.
15.17: Haas does level it up against Gasquet. The pair are locked at 5-5 in the opener. Meanwhile, Murray holds to level it at 2-2 in the first.
15.15: Sharapova's match with Peng has also just begun. That one could turn out to be an interesting encounter.
15.13: Impressive hold from Giraldo as he moves 2-1 ahead in the third set. It's extremely difficult to make a case for the Colombian in this match as a whole. However, I wouldn't bet against him securing this set.
15.11: The match between Monaco and Raonic remains on serve thus far. Meanwhile, Gasquet leads Monaco 4-5 in the opener.
15.09: Beautiful drop shot from Murray as he moves 40-0 ahead on serve. The Scot ties up the game with an ace to level it at 1-1 in the third.
15.07: Giraldo holds after seven deuces to take an early 1-0 lead in the third. Meanwhile, Haas and Gasquet remains on serve at 4-4.
15.06: Meanwhile, Monaco vs. Raonic is also underway.
15.04: Murray moves onto advantage with a wonderful passing shot, but it's quickly deuce once more with the Colombian finding the line. What an incredible opening to the third.
15.02: Brilliant from Giraldo as he releases a powerful forehand to move onto advantage in the point.
15.01: Just the two men's matches currently in action. With Murray leading two-sets-to-nil over Giraldo. Meanwhile, Gasquet leads Haas 4-3 on serve.
14.59: Thanks very much for that Liam! Right let's get straight back into the action.
Well that brings an end to my brief stint. Handing you back to your resident blogger, Mr Law.
14.57: This opening game of the third set between Giraldo and Murray has really been something! It is currently deuce, with the lead having changed hand on numerous occasions.
14.52: Result - Janko Tisparevic 6-3 7-5 6-4 Julien Benneteau
14.51: Gasquet has broken back against Hass with the scores now two games apiece in the opening set. Meanwhile, Giraldo and Murray are back on the clay for the third set.
14.50: Result - Zakopalova 6-3 7-5 Pavlyuchenkova
14.49: Another break for Tipsarevic, who is now serving for the match against Benneteau.
14.47: SET! But then what do I know?! Murray goes from break point down to set point in the blink of an eye! Surely he won't surrender a two-set advantage, will he?!
14.46: But he can only find the net. 40-40. Will Murray punish that mistake? His serve appears to have eluded him.
14.45: A fantastic forehand from Giraldo gives him his first break point of the match - 30-40.
14.44: Murray is currently 15-30 down. Is he going to blow this opportunity to take a 2-0 lead?
14.42: Also, another break on another court - Haas has taken a 2-0 lead over Gasquet in the opening set.
14.41: It appears that Benneteau may have blown his chances after being broke back by Tipsarevic! It is now 4-3 in Benneteau's favour, but now they are back on serve.
14.39: The answer is no! Although Giraldo was made to work hard for his hold after Murray took the game all the way to deuce. Murray will now serve for a two sets to nil lead at 5-4.
14.37: Currently 30-30, can Murray break again to claim the second set?
14.35: Giraldo is now serving to stay in the second set with Murray leading 5-3.
14.32: It is now 4-1 to Benneteau over Tipsarevic in the third set. Don't forget the Frenchman has a lot of work to do, even if he wins this set. He currently trails his Serbian opponent 2-0 in sets.
14.30: Tommy Haas and Richard Gasquet are now underway. The winner will player whoever is victorious from Giraldo vs. Murray.
14.28: Meanwhile, Murray, armed with a new racket, holds his serve to lead 4-2.
14.27: Hang on a minute, I may have been a little hasty in writing Benneteau off! The Frenchman, despite two sets down, has broken Tipsarevic in the third. He leads 3-1.
14.25: Murray's forehand has been almost perfect today, particularly when sending the ball across the court. Real conviction from the man looking for his first Grand Slam title.
14.22: Two break points for Murray...the first of which Giraldo rescues! One remaining. This time Murray is successful. He now leads 3-2.
14.21: Quick switch to Tipsarevic vs. Benneteau. The former currently leads by 2 sets to nil. The third set is currently 2-1 in Benneteau's favour, going with serve.
14.19: Make that two games apiece. Murray was made to work on this occasion though as Giraldo forced a deuce game.
14.16: Murray has finally lost a point on his serve after 22 straight successes! As it stands the score is 2-1 in Giraldo's favour, going with serve.
14.14: So, China's Na comes back from a one-set deficit to ensure that she will be competing next week. Perhaps an outsider for the title?! Match report.
14.13: Result - Li Na 3-6 6-2 6-1 Christina McHale
14.11: Back to all things Murray and the Scot has won 20 straight points on his serve. Impressive work from Britain's number one.
14.10: Fine work from Spaniard Almagro, who dropped just three games in the last two sets to progress at the expense of Almagro. Match report.
14.07: Result - Leonardo Mayer 4-6 1-6 2-6 Nicolas Almagro
14.05: SET! And there is the set for Tipsarevic thanks to a 7-5 success. The Serb now leads Benneteau by 2-0 in sets. Certainly going the way of the top seeds so far today.
14.04: Elsewhere, Almagro appears to be heading for a comfortable victory over Mayer, while Tipsarevic is up 6-5 in the second set against Benneteau.
14.03: SET! Set point Murray...which he takes! Fine opening set from the world number four as he runs out a 6-3 winner.
14.02: A bit more from Henman's former coach David Felgate: "Just as the script said, Murray has eased his way into the match and when the opportunity has presented itself, he has stepped in to take it."
14.00: Afternoon all! Have to say Murray has started very well on court number one. No sign of those back spasms that troubled him in the last round.
Right, that's me for now. I will be handing you over to my colleague, the divine Liam Apicella, while I grab a bite to eat. Stay with us for the very best action. See you in an hour!
13.59: Almagro has broken Mayer early in the third set. Meanwhile, Na leads McHale 4-1 in the third.
13.58: Ah, just a wonderful hold from Murray as he moves 5-2 ahead in the opening set.
13.56: Na has taken control of proceedings against McHale. The Chinese leads 3-1 in the third. Meanwhile, Murray breaks Giraldo to open up a 4-2 lead.
13.54: SET! Zakopalova has taken the opening set 6-3 against Pavlyuchenkova.
13.52: Murray's back looks to be holding up in the early stages as the Scot levels it at deuce in the sixth game.
13.50: Murray holds to love in the fifth game. Meanwhile, Mayer and Almagro are tied at 1-1 in the third.
13.48: A word Tim Henman's former coach David Felgate on the BBC: "From what we have seen early on, if Andy Murray doesn't do enough, Giraldo can dictate the play. It has been a good start, nothing to really fear. Giraldo has a big forehand but I like the way Andy has come out, serving well and looking relaxed. It should be a routine win for him. He just needs to get the job done and get off court."
13.46: It's been an impressive start from Giraldo as he levels it at 2-2. The Colombian will not roll over in this match.
13.44: Zakopalova has broken Pavlyuchenkova in the opening set. The Czech will serve for the one-set lead. Meanwhile, Na and McHale remain tied at 1-1 in the third.
13.42: Murray holds serve to open up a 2-1 lead in the opening set.
Women's latest scores: Na 3-6 6-2 0-0 McHale, Zakopalova 4-2 Pavlyuchenkova.
Men's latest scores: Mayer 4-6 1-6 0-0 Almagro, Tipsarevic 6-3 3-4 Benneteau, Giraldo 1-2 Murray.
13.40: Nice work from Giraldo as he demonstrates his powerful forehand to level the match at 1-1. Meanwhile, Tipsarevic vs. Benneteau remains on serve at 3-3 in the second.
13.38: Strong start from Murray as he holds serve with a wonderful drop shot at the net. He leads 1-0.
13.36: SET Na has taken the second set 6-2 against McHale to level it at one-set-all. Meanwhile, Giraldo vs. Murray is underway.
13.36: SET! Almagro has taken the second set 6-1 against Mayer to open up a two-sets-to-nil lead.
13.34: Zakopalova has well and truly taken control against Pavlyuchenkova. The Czech leads 4-0 in the opener.
13.32: Murray is on court warming up ahead of his encounter with Giraldo. The Scot has played the Colombian once before - beating him 6-2 6-2 in Barcelona earlier this year.
13.30: Almagro does indeed break to move 5-1 ahead in the second. The Spaniard will serve for a two-set lead.
13.28: Zakopalova is up an early break in her match with Pavlyuchenkova. Meanwhile, Almagro is a point away from opening up a 5-1 second-set lead over Mayer.
13.26: Next up on Court One is Murray. We will be switching our focus to the Scot while keeping you in touch with every other swing of the racket.
13.24: Almagro holds serve to move 4-1 ahead against Mayer. Meanwhile, Benneteau vs. Tipsarevic remains on serve in the second thus far.
13.22: Almagro is well in control of the second set against Mayer. The Spaniard leads 3-1 on serve.
13.20: Na has taken control of the second set against McHale. The Chinese leads 4-1.
13.18: Wow! Just amazing as Lepchenko recovers from 0-40 down in the final game to secure the win.
Result: Lepchenko 3-6 6-3 8-6 Schiavone
13.16: Another women's match is in progress with Zakopalova taking on Pavlyuchenkova.
13.14: Incredible! Lepchenko rescues three break points to level it at 7-6 deuce.
13.12: Meanwhile, Almagro has broken Mayer early in the second. Likewise for Na, who leads McHale 3-1.
13.10: It's just brilliant tennis from Schiavone as she plays short before volleying into the far corner. 0-15 on the Lepchenko serve.
13.08: Lepchenko breaks! She will now serve for the match. But I have heard that song before.
13.06: Ah, it really is an exciting match between Schiavone and Lepchenko. As good a women's tennis match I've seen all year.
Women's latest scores: Schiavone 6-3 3-6 6-6 Lepchenko, Na 3-6 1-1 McHale.
Men's latest scores: Mayer 4-6 0-1 Almagro, Tipsarevic 6-3 0-0 Benneteau.
13.04: Lepchenko holds her serve to level it at 6-6 in the third after an hour of tennis.
13.02: SET! Tipsarevic has taken the opening set 6-3 against Benneteau.
13.02: Beautiful from Schiavone as she serves and volleys her way into a 6-5 lead in the third.
13.01: Benneteau holds his serve against Tipsarevic. However, the Serbian will now serve for the opening set.
12.59: SET! McHale has taken the opening set 6-3 against Na. Meanwhile, Almagro has taken the first 6-4 against Mayer.
12.58: She can! Amazing match as Schiavone secures the break to level it at 5-5 in the final set. Meanwhile, McHale will serve for the opening set against Na.
12.56: Lepchenko fires long as Schiavone moves 15-40 ahead. Can the Italian break back?
12.54: Meanwhile, Na has broken back against McHale to move 3-4 behind on serve.
12.52: Tipsarevic breaks Benneteau! The Serbian moves 4-2 ahead on serve and looks on course for the opening set.
12.50: Schiavone does hold her serve, but Lepchenko will now serve for a spot in the fourth round.
12.48: Really delicate hands from Schiavone as she moves 40-30 ahead.
12.46: Lepchenko holds. The American is just one game away from securing her spot in the next round.
12.44: Meanwhile, Mayer vs. Almagro and Tipsarevic vs. Benneteau remain on serve thus far.
12.42: McHale breaks Cha! The American leads 4-2 in the opening set.
12.39: Remember, Murray's match with Giraldo will follow the conclusion of our featured match.
12.37: Na is finding it tough in the early stages against McHale. Last year's champion is 2-3 behind on serve in the first set.
12.35: Extremely tight in the match between Mayer and Almagro. The latter leads 3-2 in the first. Meanwhile, Lepchenko has levelled the third set at 3-3.
12.32: Lepchenko breaks! Amazing stuff here as the American moves to within one of Schiavone.
12.30: Meanwhile, all three other matches in progress remain on serve thus far.
12.28: Schiavone is full of beans as the match advances to its latter stages. I can only see one winner from here.
12.26: Schiavone breaks! The Italian secures her third straight game of the set to race into a 3-1 lead.
12.24: Benneteau holds off an early scare to level it at 1-1 with Tipsarevic. Meanwhile, Na vs. McHale remains on serve thus far.
12.22: Na holds serve against McHale despite a struggle. Meanwhile, Schiavone holds to move 2-1 ahead in the second.
12.20: Almagro has taken an early lead in his match with Mayer. Meanwhile, Schiavone has broken back against Lepchenko to level it at 1-1.
12.18: Mayer vs. Almagro and Tipsarevic vs. Benneteau are both underway.
12.16: Lepchenko breaks! The American moves ahead in the third. Meanwhile, Na is finding it tough early on against McHale.
12.14: Brilliant from Schiavone as she staves off three break points to level it at deuce in the opening game of the third.
12.12: McHale has taken the opening game against Na. Meanwhile, the final set between Schiavone and Lepchenko is underway.
12.10: Another ladies match is underway with Na taking on the American McHale.
12.08: The men's match between Tipsarevic and Bennteau will soon get underway.
12.06: A quick look ahead to Sunday's action when Federer will play host to youngster David Goffin. The latter told reporters: "Now I'm playing against Roger, and I can't believe it. When I was young I had a lot of pictures of him in my bedroom.
"I will give it my best on Sunday. I've been watching Roger playing on TV for so many years. He has always been my favourite. He has perfect tennis, perfect technique, and I like the man."
Federer responded: "Not the first time it happens. It's strange, weird. It's everything you can imagine. I'm happy to hear it, though."
12.04: SET! Really gutsy set of tennis from Lepchenko as she levels it at one-set-all. This one is going the distance.
12.01: Lepchenko moves 30-15 ahead on serve as Schiavone can only fire long. The American is two points away from the second set.
11.59: And then there was one. Just the singular match in progress with Schiavone leading Lepchenko one-set-to-nil. However, she is behind 5-3 in the second.
Result: Shvedova 6-4 7-5 Suarez Navarro
Result: Kvitova 6-2 4-6 6-1 Bratchikova
11.56: Kvitova will also serve for the match against Bratchikova. Meanwhile, Lepchenko holds from 0-40 down to move 4-3 ahead in the second.
11.55: Meanwhile, Shvedova will serve for the match against Suarez Navarro after breaking the Spaniard.
Result: Ferrer 6-0 6-2 6-2 Youzhny
11.53: Lepchenko staves off four break points to level it at deuce once more against Schiavone.
11.51: Meanwhile, Kvitova holds serve to move 4-1 ahead of Bratchikova in the third set.
11.50: Ferrer breaks Youzhny! The Spaniard will now serve for a spot in the fourth round.
11.48: Schiavone holds serve against Lepchenko to level it at 3-3 in the second.
11.46: Meanwhile, Suarez Navarro continues her wonderful run of form by taking her fourth match in a row against Shvedova. The Spaniard leads 5-4 in the second.
11.44: Ferrer staves off two break points against Youzhny to move 4-2 ahead in the third set. The Spaniard is two games away from the next round.
11.42: Meanwhile, some response from Suarez Navarro as she secures her third straight game to level it at 4-4 in the second with Shvedova.
11.40: Another strong hold from Lepchenko as she takes a 3-2 lead in the second set.
11.38: It's become ever so slightly scrappy in the match between Schiavone and Lepchenko. The pair remain at 2-2 in the second.
11.36: It's a really strong hold for Suarez Navarro as she staves off two break points in her match with Shvedova.
11.34: Schiavone holds serve to level it at 2-2 in the second. Meanwhile, Youzhny remains 3-2 behind Ferrer in the third.
Women's latest scores: Bratchikova 2-6 6-4 0-3 Kvitova, Shvedova 6-4 4-2 Suarez Navarro, Schaivone 6-3 1-2 Lepchenko
Men's latest score: Ferrer 6-0 6-2 3-1 Youzhny
11.30: Kvitova is up an early break in the third against Bratchikova. The Czech leads 2-0.
11.28: Poor from Schiavone as she passes up the chance to move a break ahead of Lepchenko in the second. Meanwhile, Ferrer leads Youzhny 3-1 in the third.
11.26: Unfortunately I seem to have cursed Suarez Navarro by stating that 'the match had settled down'. The Spaniard is one-set-to-nil down and 4-1 in the second to Shvedova.
11.24: Ferrer has well and truly taken control of the match against Youzhny. He is up an early break in the third. I worry for his opponent's health with the Russian drawing blood against Nicolas Almagro at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami a few years ago. He smashed his racquet against his body following a lost point.
11.22: SET! Bratchikova has taken the second set against Kvitova to level it at one-set-all. Meanwhile, Ferrer holds serve to level it at 1-1 in the third.
11.20: Shvedova and Suarez Navarro has just settled down somewhat after a lively opening. It seemed as if the former would storm the second set. However, she leads just 3-1 after a strong response from Suarez Navarro.
11.18: Youzhny has taken the opening game of the third set against Ferrer. Meanwhile, Kvitova has won two games in a row to stay in touch of Bratchikova in the second.
11.16: Once Schiavone vs. Lepchenko is concluded, it will be time for Murray vs. Giraldo.
11.14: A word from Annabel Croft, former British number one on Twitter: "Ferrer is steam rolling his way thru former top 10 Youzhny at moment! Potential opponent for Murray in QF! V tough grinder keeps head down!"
Women's latest scores: Bratchikova 2-6 5-3 Kvitova, Shvedova 6-4 2-0 Suarez Navarro, Schiavone 6-3 0-0 Lepchenko.
Men's latest score: Ferrer 6-0 6-2 0-0 Youzhny.
11.11: SET! Finally Schiavone secures the opening set 6-3 to move ahead of Lepchenko.
11.10: Meanwhile, Bratchikova is serving for the second set against Kvitova.
11.08: SET! Ferrer has taken the second set 6-2 against his Russian opponent. He leads two-sets-to-nil.
11.06: Schiavone continues to miss her chance to take the opening set and we still remain at 40-40.
11.04: Shvedova is up an early break in the second against Suarez Navarro. Meanwhile, Schiavone and Lepchenko remain tied at deuce and 5-3 in the first.
11.02: Youzhny staves off two break points to move 5-2 behind Ferrer in the second. However, the Spaniard will now serve for the second set.
11.00: Bratchikova has well and truly taken control of second set proceedings against Kvitova. The Russian leads 4-1 in the second.
10.58: Meanwhile, extremely interesting development in the match between Ferrer and Youzhny. The Russian carved out the word 'sorry' with his foot after his first set loss to Ferrer.
10.56: SET! Shvedova has taken the opening set 6-4 against Suarez Navarro.
10.55: Lepchenko staves off two break points against Schiavone. Meanwhile, Ferrer extends his lead to 5-1 in the second.
10.54: Suarez Navarro holds her serve against Shvedova. However, the latter will serve for the opening set.
10.52: A word from women's defending champion Li Na, who plays Christina McHale second on Court Suzanne Lenglen: "I really feel it's very special for me here. I knew I could win a Grand Slam but the last one I thought it would be was the French Open. Last year here I won my first Grand Slam and felt, 'yeah, I can play on clay. Coming back, everything is perfect.
"I've come back to Paris and remembered what I did last year. It's really tough [to repeat]. Last year was a good year for my tennis but the worst for my life [with all the pressure], a lot changed. For half of the year I didn't do well on court. This year I'm fighting well. Now I'm much, much better in my mind. I'm ready for Roland Garros," she told the BBC.
10.52: Ferrer secures another break against Youzhny. He leads 4-1 in the second.
10.51: Schiavone staves off a break point to move 5-2 ahead in the opener. Meanwhile, Suarez Navarro will serve to stay in the set against Shvedova.
10.49: Ferrer holds serve against Youzhny to move 3-1 ahead in the second. The Spaniard looks well on course for the latter stages.
10.47: Bratchikova has secured an early break against Kvitova in the second. However, she trails one-set-to-nil.
10.45: It's more wonderful work from Schiavone as she finds an unlikely winner down the line to move 30-15 ahead on serve. She's such an incredible athlete.
10.43: Meanwhile, Lepchenko holds serve to move 4-2 behind in the opening set.
10.42: Youzhny is off the mark in his match with Ferrer. However, the Russian remains a break down in the second.
10.40: SET! Kvitova has taken the opening set 6-2 against Bratchikova.
Women's latest scores: Bratchikova 2-5 Kvitova, Shvedova 4-2 Suarez Navarro, Schiavone 4-1 Lepchenko.
Men's latest score: Ferrer 6-0 1-0 Youzhny.
10.39: Ferrer secures his seventh straight game against Youzhny to move an early break ahead in the second. Meanwhile, Schiavone holds to move 4-1 ahead.
10.38: Really wonderful anticipation from Schiavone as she plays a forehand winner when she simply had no right to be in the point. In truth, the Italian looks miles too strong for Lepchenko thus far.
10.36: It's been a really strange start in the match between Schiavone and Lepchenko. The former breaks her American opponent once more to lead 3-1 in the opener.
10.36: Kvitova looks well on course in the opening set against Bratchikova. The Czech leads 4-2 on serve.
10.34: SET! Thumping start from Ferrer as he takes the opening set 6-0 against Youzhny. Quite incredible.
10.33: Shvedova has broken Suarez Navarro in the early stages. She leads 3-2 on serve in the opener.
10.31: Wow, it's been some start from Ferrer in his match with Youzhny. The Spaniard already leads 5-0 in the opener.
10.30: Kvitova has again broken Bratchikova to lead 3-1 on serve. Meanwhile, Suarez Navarro and Shvedova remains on serve thus far.
10.29: Really disappointing service game from Schiavone as the Italian is broken back by Lepchenko.
10.28: Ferrer has moved a double break ahead of his Russian opponent in the early stages. The Spaniard is in total control of this match. Meanwhile, Schiavone has indeed moved 2-0 ahead of Lepchenko.
10.26: It's been a really smart start from the 2010 champion Schiavone. The Italian has an early break point.
10.25: Strong play from Bratchikova as the Russian breaks back against Kvitova. Meanwhile, Shvedova has also broken back against Suarez Navarro.
10.23: Meanwhile, Suarez Navarro is up an early break in her match with Shvedova.
10.22: Schiavone holds the opening game of the match to move 1-0 ahead. However, there are early signs that this one could be extremely tight.
10.20: Kvitova has taken control of proceedings in her match with Bratchikova. The Czech leads 2-0 on serve.
10.19: Beautifully done by Schiavone as she advances to the net before finding a forehand into the far corner. She leads 40-30 on serve.
10.18: Meanwhile, Ferrer is up an early break in his match with the Russian Youzhny.
10.16: Here we go then. Our featured match between Schiavone and Lepchenko is underway.
10.14: Shvedova vs. Suarez Navarro is also underway. We currently have just the three matches in progress.
10.12: Ferrer's match with Youzhny is also underway. The Spaniard is very much the dark horse in this tournament.
10.10: We will be focusing our attention on the match between Schiavone and Lepchenko. Meanwhile, Bratchikova vs. Kvitova is underway.
10.08: We have just seen a shot of Murray warming up ahead of his match. The Scot's back seems to have completely healed.
10.05: It's another glorious morning in Paris. Meanwhile, our British summer weather seems to have come to an abrupt end!
10.03: The three women's matches due for an early start are expected to begin within the next five minutes. There really are some fascinating encounters today.
10.00: Just the one men's match due for a 10.00am start - with Ferrer entertaining Youzhny.
9.57: Will we have any shocks on day seven? I can't see it myself.
9.55: There are no matches to conclude from yesterday's action. Therefore, we have eight men's and eight women's matches to enjoy on day seven.
9.52: If Murray manages to overcome Colombia's world number 50 today, he would meet Tommy Haas or Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the last 16.
9.50: The women's final takes place on Saturday. Meanwhile, the men conclude the tournament on Sunday.
9.48: The quarter-finals will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Meanwhile, the semi-finals are brought to us on Thursday and Friday.
9.46: We are little over a week away from the conclusion of this wonderful tournament. The third round concludes today, before Sunday and Monday brings the fourth round of action.
9.44: Angelique Kerber and Petra Martic make up the last of the two women who have currently booked their spot in the latter stages.
9.42: Svetlana Kuznetsova and Sara Errani will also clash, with the former overcoming Agnieszka Radwanska in the third round.
9.40: In the women's fourth round - Victoria Azarenka will face Dominika Cibulkova on Sunday. Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens and Sam Stosur will also clash.
9.38: Federer will play host to David Goffin of Belgium. Meanwhile, Del Potro will face Berdych in arguably the tie of the fourth round.
9.36: In terms of looking forward – there are some delicately poised matches in the fourth round of men's action on Sunday. Djokovic will face Andreas Seppi, while Stanislas Wawrinka will face Tsonga.
9.34: Francesca Schiavone and Varvara Lepchenko will open up Court One. Meanwhile, Andy Murray takes on Santiago Giraldo in the second match of the day.
9.32: David Ferrer and Mikhail Youzhny will open up Court Suzanne Lenglen. Meanwhile, Li Na and Richard Gasquet are also both in action.
9.30: Court Philippe Chartier will be opened up by Nina Bratchikova and Petra Kvitova today. Meanwhile, Eduardo Schwank will entertain Rafael Nadal in the final match of day seven.
Live Commentary: French Open – Day seven as it happened
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