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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...
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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...
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. [...]
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)  vs. Sara Errani (ITA)  Men’s Singles – Quarterfinals Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)  vs. Roger Federer (SUI)  Court Suzanne Lenglen 2:00 PM Start Time Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals [...]
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