A short look at some interesting facts and figures on the British tennis championships.
Martina Hingis, a five-time Grand Slam singles champion, began her second comeback to the Tour Wednesday night in a doubles match with Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova in the Southern California Open.
The former US Open ladies champion lost in straight sets Wednesday in her final tournament as a pro. Clijsters is still alive in the doubles draw.
Maria Sharapova enjoyed two victories on Thursday, reclaiming the top ranking in ladies tennis, and winning her French Open semifinal match in Paris.
Maria Sharapova has won the Australian and US Open championships, along with Wimbledon. But the Russian has never won on the red clay of France.
An American teenager and Russian veteran both advanced to the Grand Slam tournament's fourth round on the ladies side of the draw.
Serena Williams entered the day with a 46-0 record in first-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments. Serena Williams lost Virginie Razzano of France 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 Tuesday at the French Open.
Maria Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, easily beat Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 6-0, 6-0 in the first round of the French Open. With a French Open victory, Sharapova would notch a career Grand Slam.
Nadal will have the opportunity to capture an 11th major title on Sunday night when he plays the winner of Friday's semifinal between defending champion Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.
Serena Williams of the US was knocked out of the Australian Open in the fourth round Monday. Meanwhile, both Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki have moved into the quarterfinals.