French Open 2012 Results: Florida's Sloane Stephens Advances, Four Men's Matches Go Five Sets

19 year-old Sloane Stephens from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. won her third round match at Roland Garros on Friday, advancing her to a fourth round matchup against Mathilde Johansonn of France 6-3, 6-2. The victory sets up a match against No. 6 ranked Samantha Stosur of Austraila who defeated No. 27 Nadia Petrova of Russia, 6-3, 6-3.

No. 2 ranked Maria Sharapova won her second round match, delayed from yesterday, over Ayumi Morita of Japan, 6-1, 6-1. The biggest upset of the day came against No. 3 ranked Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland lost to No. 26 Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2. Other women's winners include No. 15 Dominika Cibulkova, No. 21 Sara Errani and Petra Martic.

The men's side of the tournament had a lot of action with four matches going the full five sets. The most demanding match was a five set thriller between No. 18 Stanislas Wawrinka and No. 11 Gilles Simon. Wawrinka won a match that included two tiebreakers, 7-5, 6-7 (5-7),6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-2. The three other five-set matches were won by No. 7 Tomas Berdych, No. 20 Marcel Granollers and No. 22 Andreas Seppi.

No. 3 ranked Roger Federer trailed in the fourth set, but came back to win against Nicolas Mahut of France, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5.

Other men's winners include No. 5 Jo-Wilfried Simon, No. 9 Juan Martin del Portro and David Goffin.

No. 1 ranked Novak Djokovic currently has won two sets and leads in the final set over his opponent, Nicolas Devilder of France.

A full scoreboard of all the all the action at Roland Garros can be found here.

For more on the 2012 French Open, stay tuned to this StoryStream on SB Nation Tampa. Still not enough tennis for you? Make sure to stop by the SB Nation Tennis Hub Page.

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