Thursday, June 3, 2010

Schiavone and Stosur to meet in final of Roland Garros 2010

Francesca Schiavone, 29, became the first italian tenniswoman reaching the final of a Grand Slam tournament. Schiavone, no. 17 seed, managed to exceed the no. 5 favourite Elena Dementieva following the abandon of the russian player due to a hip injury. Dementieva withdrew from the match after the strongly disputed first set won in the end 7-6 by Schiavone. Italy's player was a pleasant surprise at French Open succeding to kick out Na li, Maria Kirilenko and finally in the quarters the no. 3 seed Caroline Wozniacki. In the other semifinal the Australian tenniswoman Samantha Stosur (7) practically smashed 6-1 6-2 the no. 4 seed Jelena Jankovic. After eliminating the top players such as Justin Henin and Serena Williams (1), Samantha Stosur announces as a favorite candidate for winning the 2010 Roland Garros French Open.
Video report Schiavone - Dementieva 7-6 RG 2010


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