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French Open: Sania-Elena Reach Semifinals

Paris, May 30: Sania Mirza and and her partner Elena Vesnina shocked top seeds Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta 6-0 7-5 to reach the women's doubles semifinals in the French Open, here today.The seventh seed

PTI [ Updated: May 30, 2011 21:47 IST ]
french open sania elena reach semifinals
french open sania elena reach semifinals

Paris, May 30: Sania Mirza and and her partner Elena Vesnina shocked top seeds Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta 6-0 7-5 to reach the women's doubles semifinals in the French Open, here today.


The seventh seed Indo-Russian pair wrapped up the quarter-final clash in one hour and six minutes after blanking the Argentine-Italian duo in the first set.

This is for the first time that Sania has reached the women's doubles semifinals in a Grand Slam event.

The quarter-final appearances in the 2007 US Open and 2008 Wimbledon were her best performances so far at the big stage.

They will take on the winner of the Liezel Huber/Lisa Raymond vs Victoria Azarenka/Maria Kirilenko clash in the semifinals. PTI

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