French Open 2012
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Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Sara Errani reaches doubles final
is enjoying quite a successful French Open.
Already into her first Grand Slam semifinal in singles, Errani teamed with
Nuria Llagostera Vives
Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez
6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday and reach the women's doubles final at Roland Garros.
Errani and Vinci, the runners-up at the Australian Open in January, will bid for their first major title together when they face defending champions
in the final.
That second semifinal was suspended because of darkness Wednesday, tied at a set apiece. Hlavackova and Hradecka won the first set 6-4. Kirilenko and Petrova took the second 7-5.
Errani plays U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur in the singles semifinals Thursday.
In mixed doubles, 2009 Australian Open champions
will meet the unseeded pair of
-Ignacik of Poland and
of Mexico in Thursday's final.
Mirza and Bhupathi beat
6-4, 6-2. In Wednesday's other semifinal, Jans-Ignacik and Gonzalez eliminated
7-6 (2), 6-3.