Why the hell have they got both women's matches on court first and then both the men's matches after it? Surely the logical thing to do is to have one men's first on one court the the other one second.
Doesn't make much sense but I think since we're getting to the latter stages of the tournament, they don't want to give one guy a small advantage by getting an extra couple hours of rest. Shouldn't matter regardless, but I think they want to avoid a situation where
Chatrier: men's match is first up and is super short
Lenglen: men's match is second up and is a 5 hour marathon after a long women's match
But it still shouldn't matter, they've been clownish with it this year
Both the men's semifinals will be the last match of the day (due to interest) so they're going down that route and making things as equal as possible as far as time between QF's and SF's for both the men and women involved in tomorrow's matches.
Li Na has played all of her matches first thing in the morning because this way they come off as perfect to watch for the Chinese audience (at around afternoon) which needless to say ensures a large TV rating, for RG and the Chinese networks as well, who in case of a good performance from her will broadcast her matches on 5-6 channels at a time.
We should be appreciative of Federer though, because we will never see anything like him again. The fact he can still compete for slams ever after the erosion of his physical skills is really a greater testament to the natural talent he has than the period of time when he was dominating the tour.
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