Francesca Schiavone can offer plenty of ideas about how to succeed on clay. When it comes to grass, however, she has only one suggestion - ask Federer.
China`s Li Na beats defending champion Francesca Schiavone to lift French Open Women`s Title.
While the women`s game is becoming more and more power-based in recent years, simply bludgeoning the ball across the net will not be enough to win the French Open.
Francesca Schiavone shattered Marion Bartoli`s hopes of becoming just the second Frenchwoman in the Open era to reach the Roland Garros final.
Defending champion Francesca Schiavone battled from a set and 4-1 down to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and reach the French Open semi-finals
Francesca Schiavone`s love affair with Roland Garros continued as she dug deep to defeat Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals.
Top seed Caroline Wozniacki and defending champion Francesca Schiavone ignored the fickle favours of the French Open crowd to reach the third round on Wednesday.
Defending champion Francesca Schiavone swept into the French Open second round on Monday, as top seed Caroline Wozniacki prepared to open her campaign against Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm.
Francesca Schiavone set up a repeat of last year`s French Open final against Samantha Stosur in the Italian Open quarter-finals.
Superfit Italian Francesca Schiavone refused to blame fatigue for her narrow quarter-final loss to Caroline Wozniacki, despite playing for nearly five hours two days earlier.
One of the players was so exhausted she forgot who was serving. The other kept checking the ticking clock on center court and thinking to herself, “Brava, Francesca!”
Defending champion Italy seized a commanding 2-0 lead over the United States in the final of the Fed Cup with a pair of straight-set wins by Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone Saturday.
Grand slam success came late for Francesca Schiavone but the Italian always knew she had the heart of a champion.
French Open champion Francesca Schiavone ended 40-year-old Kimiko Date Krumm`s dream run at the Pan Pacific Open with a 6-3 6-3 third round victory on Wednesday.
Venus Williams beat Schiavone to become first player through to semi-finals.
Kim Clijsters and Francesca Schiavone advanced to the US Open quarter-finals on Sunday.
French Open champion Francesca Schiavone said she wants a DVD copy of the Roger Federer-like trick shot she produced on her way to the fourth round of the US Open on Friday.
French Open champion Francesca Schiavone eased through her all-Italian second-round encounter with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Maria Elena Camerin at the US Open on Wednesday.
French Open winner Francesca Schiavone made light work of her first round opponent as the US Open began under brilliant blue skies at Flushing Meadows on Monday with five former champions set to play.
Italy`s Francesca Schiavone eased into the second round of the US Open with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Japan`s Ayumi Morita on Monday.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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