Posted June 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Sara Errani overcame strong resistance from Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain before rallying to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 and reach the French Open quarterfinals on Sunday. The fifth-seeded Italian, who lost last year's final to Maria Sharapova, took a medical timeout near the end of the first set after clutching over in pain and holding her stomach. After a few minutes of treatment, she was able to resume playing. Errani screamed in delight after closing out a contest lasting 2 hours, 29 minutes on her second match point with a backhand drop shot. ''For me to be in quarterfinals is unbelievable,'' Errani said on court Suzanne Lenglen. ''She's an amazing player and it's always tough to play against her. I'm very happy to have won.'' She improved to 6-3 overall against the 20th-seeded Suarez Navarro, who reached the last eight on debut at Roland Garros in 2008. Errani will next play fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland or 14th-seeded A...

Errani edges Suarez Navarro, into French quarters

Fifth-seeded Sara Errani outlasted Carla Suarez Navarro to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday and reach the French Open quarterfinals. The Italian, who lost last year's final against Maria Sharapova, had to take a medical timeout near the end of the first set after doubling over in pain and holding her stomach. After a few minutes of treatment, the 26-year-old resumed playing but...

Errani Edges Radwanska for Semifinal Spot

By Ros Satar (June 4, 2013) PARIS – 2012 finalist Sara Errani was the first of the women to book her slot in the semi-finals, with a tight straight sets 6-4, 7-6(6)win over fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska.   Errani started on the offensive early, breaking Radwanska in the third game, only to lose the advantage. [...]

2013 Roland Garros – Day Ten Schedule of Play

Roland Garros 2013 Schedule for Day 10: Tuesday, 4 June 2013 Court Philippe Chatrier 2:00 PM Start Time Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) [4] vs. Sara Errani (ITA) [5] Men’s Singles – Quarterfinals Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) [6] vs. Roger Federer (SUI) [2] Court Suzanne Lenglen 2:00 PM Start Time Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals [...]

Roland Garros Rewind: Federer, Tsonga, Serena, Errani Shine on Friday

Roger Federer tracked down everything that an old thorn in his side threw at him. A sweeping slate of second-round and third-round matches filled the slate on Friday as the tournament caught up from a rainy Thursday.  Here is a look back at the rapidly unfolding action. ATP: Match of the day:  Banished from the televised courts, Fernando Verdasco and Janko Tipsarevic continued...

Iconic Babolat gear gets a makeover for the French Open.

The Babolat Pure Drive has a chic new look for the French Open. The stick is a 7th generation version of the iconic Pure Drive and is adorned with the Roland Garros logo and colors of the French flag. Pure Drive is used by Na Li, Sara Errani and Julien Benneteau. The newly dressed racquet is also available as a Babolat Pure Drive Lite and JR26 (for juniors) Add a Babolat Team French...

Roland Garros Rewind: Serena, Ferrer, Radwanska Thrive; Federer, Errani, Kuznetsova Survive

Don’t worry, I’m still here. The schedule of play in singles has shrunk to two courts as the second week starts at Roland Garros.  Categories have started to shrink as well in the latter stages of these recaps. ATP: Match of the day:  That pesky Gilles Simon just won’t do the decent thing and retreat respectfully from Roger Federer, bowing every two steps.  Simon has defeated...

Roland Garros Day 8: Links Roundup with Williams, Robredo, Nadal, Errani and more

Roland Garros Roundup takes you through the Slam’s hot stories of the day, both on and off the court. Viktor Troicki and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga switch sides during their fourth round match. Shot of the Day: No. 6 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeats Viktor Troicki in the most routine match on the men’s side, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. The Frenchman next takes on Roger Federer who escaped a five-set...
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