Federer's dream lives to see another day
PARIS -- The French Open is famous for its capacity to serve up surprise.
A dozen years ago, a gangly 20-year-old from Brazil named Gustavo Kuerten, ranked No. 66 in the world, won the title here at Roland Garros. In 2003, Martin Verkerk, a goofy Dutch club player, made it all the way to the final. A year later, Gaston Gaudio, ranked No. 44, won all seven of his matches.
On Friday, the brilliant men's semifinals both went the distance for the first time here since 1970 and ...
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2009 FRENCH OPEN
Women's singles: Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia
Roger Federer, Switzerland
Men's doubles: Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic and Leander Paes, India
Women's doubles: Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual, Spain
Mixed doubles: Liezel Huber and Bob Bryan, United States
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