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|finalists is 44 years, 239 days. It is the youngest final since 2008 Roland Garros when Ana Ivanovic (20 years, 214 days) defeated Dinara Safina (22 years, 41 days).
Bouchard is the first Canadian, woman or man, to reach a Grand Slam final – all time. (At time of writing, Mi...|
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|a Grand Slam final for the first time in her career, almost five years after she reached her first Grand Slam SF at 2009 Roland Garros (l. Safina). This represents the longest gap between major SF appearances since Mary Pierce won 2000 Roland Garros and then reached the final in Paris...|
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|world No.1 and No.2 at the same Grand Slam event for the first time since 2009 Roland Garros (Kuznetsova d. No.2 S.Williams in QF and No.1 Safina in F). The last player to achieve this feat at the Australian Open was S.Williams in 2005 (d. No.2 Mauresmo in QF and No.1 Davenport in F) ...|
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|it difficult to ascertain who might truly be ready to challenge the top players on the WTA tour -- Jelena Jankovic, Ana Ivanovic, Dinara Safina, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka -- or who were seat-fillers.
Sharapova would have re-taken No. 1 with a victory in the gold medal...|
|Wimbledon Women's SF Preview: Heavy Favorite Serena Seeks Fifth Title |
|since 2009, all four Wimbledon semifinalists are seeded. In 2009, the Top 4 seeds arrived at their appointed slots in the SF (1 – Safina, 2 – S.Williams, 3 – V.Williams, 4 – Dementieva).
With Kerber and Radwanska both needing three sets to win their QF ma...|
|Live Blog -- French Open Women's Final: Sharapova Bids For Career Slam Against Underdog Errani |
Sharapova is the first Russian through to the Roland Garros final since Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated countrywoman
Dinara Safina in 2009; she would be the third Russian woman to win the title (alsoMyskina in 2004).
The winner of 2012 Roland Garros wil...|
|Maria Sharapova Interview - Indian Wells, Mar 15|
|Sharapova InterviewMarch 15, 2011INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA - BNP PARIBAS OPENM. SHARAPOVA/D. Safina6-2, 6-0THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.Q. Is there any part of you that can understand or feel empathy with what Dinara was going through out there today? I mean, she's clearly suf...|
|Ana Ivanovic Interview - Cincinnati, Aug 11|
|there is a lot young kids, and that's great to see I think. It's really inspiring actually.
Q. You've been recently talking to Dinara Safina, I saw, at the San Diego players' party or something. You've had sort of similar struggles lately. Can you talk about sort of your relation...|
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