Posted June 08, 2012 on AP on Fox

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 01: Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands plays a forehand during her match against Sara Errani of Italy during day two of the ASB Classic at the ASB Tennis Centre on January 01, 2008 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)
One day before she plays for the French Open singles title, Sara Errani teamed with Roberta Vinci to win the women's doubles trophy at Roland Garros on Friday. The Italians earned their first Grand Slam championship by beating the Russian pair of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. Errani faces Maria Sharapova on Saturday in the singles final and is bidding to become the first woman since Mary Pierce in 2000 to win both championships at the French Open. ''Today is a special day for us and for sure tomorrow is a special day for Sara,'' Vinci said on court. They hugged at the end of the match, both kissing the Simone Mathieu Cup. ''I think playing doubles also (makes) me better physically,'' Errani said. She and Vinci were the doubles runners-up at the Australian Open in January. They are unbeaten on clay this season, winning 23 matches and titles in Acapulco, Barcelona, Madrid and Rome. On Friday, they dropped the first set on a backhand volley winner from Kirilen...
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