Friday June 8th, 2012

The 2012 French Open men's semifinals featured two blockbuster matchups. The first match saw Rafael Nadal down fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the finals. The second match was a rematch of  last year's semifinal that saw Federer snap Djokovic's 43-0 winning streak. Djokovic found his revenge by knocking Federer out 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 to reach his fourth straight major final.

The SI.com tennis team was on hand to live blog all the action. Scroll through to read the instant analysis as these matches played out.

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