Posted June 05, 2012 on AP on Fox

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 22: Sara Errani of Italy celebrates winning a point in her third round match against Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium during day five of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)
Sara Errani of Italy reached her first Grand Slam semifinal with her first career victory against a top-10 player, eliminating 10th-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-3, 7-6 (2) at the French Open on Tuesday. The 21st-seeded Errani entered the day having lost all 28 previous matches against players ranked in the WTA's top 10. She got off to a good start by breaking 2011 U.S. Open semifinalist Kerber in the opening game. The second set included eight total breaks, including twice by Errani when Kerber served for the set. Playing in her 19th career major tournament, Errani beat two past French Open champions in her previous two matches: 2008's Ana Ivanovic and 2009's Svetlanta Kuznetsova. Errani will play U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur in the semifinals.
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