8 Jun 2012

Errani and Sharapova to meet in French Open final

4:10 pm on 8 June 2012

Sara Errani of Italy is through to her first grand slam tennis final after upsetting sixth seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia in the women's semi-finals at the French Open in Paris.

Her opponent in the final will be Russian Maria Sharapova, who beat last year's Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3 6-3.

Sharapova also regained the world No 1 ranking and is the favourite to win.