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French Open Final:Italy’s Francesca Schiavone wins

Italy’s Francesca Schiavone wins French Open Final

Italy’s Francesca Schiavone wins

Francesca Schiavone made history today by becoming the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam title, beating Samantha Stosur in the French Open final 6-4, 7-6 (2).

Schiavone rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the second set Saturday and took the clinching tiebreaker with brilliant shots. When she had won, she fell onto her back, then rolled over and kissed the clay.

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