Errani, Vinci win women's doubles

Updated: June 8, 2012, 3:44 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- One day before she plays for the French Open singles title, Sara Errani teamed with Roberta Vinci to win the women's doubles trophy at Roland Garros on Friday.

The Italians earned their first Grand Slam championship by beating the Russian pair of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Errani faces Maria Sharapova on Saturday in the singles final and is bidding to become the first woman since Mary Pierce in 2000 to win both championships at the French Open.

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