Errani defeats Kuznetsova in French Open
Italy’s Sara Errani won the first eight games and the last four
to oust 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova from the French Open,
Errani, seeded 21st, made her second straight Grand Slam
quarterfinal Sunday, where she’ll face 10th-seeded Angelique
Kerber, a 6-3, 7-5 winner over Petra Martic.
On a blustery day at Roland Garros, the 26th-seeded Kuznetsova
committed 14 unforced errors to only four for Errani during a first
set that lasted only 30 minutes.
Kuznetsova, who defeated third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska to
reach the fourth round, broke serve to take a 5-3 lead in the
second but dropped four straight games to close things out. That
leaves Li Na as the only former French Open champion left in the