Defending champion Francesca Schiavone and Li Na won in straight sets to advance to the final of tennis’s French Open in Paris.
Four-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal moved one victory from reclaiming the No. 1 ranking in men’s tennis from Roger Federer .
Francesca Schiavone upset third- seeded Caroline Wozniacki at the French Open to become the first Italian to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam since 1954.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova upset the women’s seventh seed, Francesca Schiavone of Italy, in three sets today to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open.
Francesca Schiavone may be getting into rhythm just in time to defend her French Open tennis title.
Samantha Stosur is the U.S. Open champion, ending two Australian droughts of women’s Grand Slam singles titles that stretched back to tennis Hall of Fame members Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley more than three decades ago.
Defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy beat France’s Marion Bartoli 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the French Open tennis final in Paris.
Li Na took the first set against defending champion Francesca Schiavone 6-4 in the French Open women’s tennis final.