Francesca Schiavone avoids upset to Galina Voskoboeva

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John Bolan, friend, reader and contributor of Women's Tennis Blog, is at the US Open and he sent me his summary of the second day. I wanted to share with you John's view of...

Superb Li Na storms to first singles Grand Slam title for China

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China's Li Na has just made a tennis revolution - the 29-year-old defeated last year's winner Francesca Schiavone in the final of Roland Garros and the sport not so popular in China is now...

Francesca Schiavone and Li Na are Roland Garros 2011 finalists

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Here we go again, two players pretty much no one was talking about in the lead-up to the French Open are now in the final of the claycourt Grand Slam - Francesca Schiavone and...

Pavlyuchenkova allows Schiavone to run into Roland Garros semis

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First-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova looked to be following up her upset of world No.3 Vera Zvonareva with an upset of defending champion Francesca Schiavone when the score was 6-1 4-1 for the...

Spring tennis fashion, Roland Garros edition

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Traditionally, Women's Tennis Blog is doing Grand Slam fashion overviews, so let's see what major sports brands have on display at Roland Garros 2011. World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki brought nothing new to the fashion table...

Francesca Schiavone works her way into Roland Garros quarterfinals

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Defending champion Francesca Schiavone resisted the challenge of Jelena Jankovic and advanced to the quarterfinals of Roland Garros. On her tournament debut ten years ago she reached the quarterfinals, and together with her last...

Gisela Dulko upsets Sam Stosur in French Open third round

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Both last year’s finalists were in action today. Defending champion Francesca Schiavone had an easy progress into the fourth round, as her opponent Peng Shuai retired with breathing problems at 6-3 1-2 (Schiavone won...

Reigning champion Francesca Schiavone breezes into round two

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Italian fifth seed Francesca Schiavone began the defence of her French Open crown with a confident 6-2 6-0 victory over world No.88 Melanie Oudin. The 19-year-old American, who became famous during her 2009 Wimbledon and...

Preview for the women’s side of Roland Garros 2011

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Roland Garros 2011 has been awaited as a big occasion for world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki to win her maiden Grand Slam, or as a venue where Kim Clijsters will reassert the dominance of the...

Wozniacki progresses past Schiavone for Brussels final

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The semifinal encounter of world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki and reigning French Open champion Francesca Schiavone was not interesting only because all eyes are on Wozniacki's clay play ahead of the French Open and because...