6 Jun 2013

French Tennis Open finalists to be decided

6:09 pm on 6 June 2013

The French Open women's finalists will be decided tonight with defending champion Maria Sharapova playing Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka in one semi final and top seed top seed Serena Williams playing fifth seeded Italian Sara Erani in the other.

The tournament is over though for New Zealand number one Marina Erakovic after she lost her doubles quarterfinal.

Erakovic and her Zimbabwean doubles partner Cara Black were more than competitive against the number two seeds from the Czech Republic, but after winning the opening set 6-2, they lost the second in a tiebreaker and the decider 6-4.

After reaching the third round of the single and double quarterfianl Erakovic comes away from the tournament with $140 thousand in prizemoney.