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Youth trumps experience in historic French Open

Originally Published: May 29, 2011
By Sandra Harwitt

Youth prevailed over experience at Roland Garros on Sunday when Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 19, upset fellow Russian Vera Zvonareva, 26, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-2. The win ushered Pavlyuchenkova, the youngest woman remaining by the fourth round, to new heights at a Grand Slam.

"This is my first Grand Slam quarterfinal, so it really means a lot to me, especially beating Vera," Pavlyuchenkova said. "I knew it would be tough and she's very experienced, fights until the end. I just believed 'til the ...

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