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Frenchwoman plays with heavy heart

Originally Published: May 24, 2011
By Sandra Harwitt

Honoring a love lost

PARIS -- Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano needed every ounce of bravery she could muster to take center court at the French Open on Tuesday.

Razzano, ranked 96th in the world, is in mourning for her fiancÚ and coach Stephane Vidal, who died at 32 years old on May 16. Vidal had been diagnosed with brain cancer nine years ago.

"It took me a lot of courage to get on the Philippe Charier court today," said Razzano, 28, who wore a ...

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