Will Roger Federer Vs Novak Djokovic in French Open 2012 semis

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Jun 5th, 2012
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Roger Federer from Switzerland celebrates his victory during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Milos Raonic from Canada, in Madrid, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

The former World No. 1 Roger Federer and five-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic have moved inch close to battle in 2012 French Open semi finals at Roland Garros this week.

16-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic has reached 2012 French Open quarter finals, after beating their opponents in the fourth round at Roland Garros on Sunday. Both the tennis champions are expecting to meet in the French Open semi finals and it is going to be the epic match at Roland Garros.

Federer has been appearing in his 32nd consecutive Grand Slam quarter final here in Roland Garros. Swiss Maestro has thrashed his fourth round opponent David Goffin in four sets with a 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has played scary fourth round match against Italian Andreas Seppi in five sets with a 4-6, 6-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3. Top seed is likely to meet either Frenchman fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Swiss second seed Stanislas Wawrinka in French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday 6th June.

25-year-old Djokovic insists that he had played very badly in the fourth round, but he had return back to best form to won the match with fighting spirit. Serbian is aiming to win to become just the third player to hold all four Grand Slams at the same time, since former World No. 1 Rod Laver in 1969.

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