The rain cleared out and made way for another spectacular day at Roland Garros. While some players continued to pull out surprises, some usual suspects dominated in classic fashion. These are the Top 5 photos from Day 12.

1. Novak Djokovic came close to dropping his first set of the tournament against Alexander Zverev. Down 4-5 in the first set, it appeared Zverev might challenge the world No. 1 for a spot in the semifinals. That was until the Serb shifted to 'champion gear' and dominated the rest of the match to win, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. Djokovic is set to play in his 35th major semifinal on Friday against Dominic Thiem, last year's runner-up.

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Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

2. Amanda Anisimova said she wanted to mimic Simona Halep's backhand down the line. The 17-year-old did much more than that, ripping a backhand down the line to secure her first Grand Slam semifinal appearance. Anisimova is the youngest American woman since 14-year-old Jennifer Capriati in 1990 to reach the last four at Roland Garros.

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

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3. It was a perfect day at Roland Garros on Thursday. All quarterfinal matchups were completed under partly cloudy skies. However, Friday could bring more rain and potentially interfere with semifinal action.

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

4. Ashleigh Barty's striped Fila shoes have slid her into her first major singles semifinal at Roland Garros. Barty wasn't able to reach the third round on her five previous visits to Paris, but Thursday was a different story, as she bested Madison Keys, 6-3, 7-5.

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Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

5. Michael Chang was honored Thursday for his French Open victory in 1989. Chang defeated world No. 1 Ivan Lendl in the fourth round, rallying from two sets down after overcoming intense cramps that nearly forced him to retire. Chang then met Stefan Edberg in the championship and completed his fairytale run by prevailing in another five-set thriller. Chang's victory at the age of 17 made him the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam title, a record that still stands today.

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

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Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized

Top 5 Photos (6/6): Djokovic's 'champion mode'; Chang recognized