Roland Garros: Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova reach the quarters!



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Roland Garros: Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova reach the quarters!

The fourth round of women's doubles tournament, at the French Open 2017, gave the first important verdicts. In the first match, Casey DellAcqua and Ashleigh Barty defeated in two sets Daria Gavrilova and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the end of a well-played challenge by the two Australian players.

Important victory also for Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova. The two have eliminated Hao-Ching Chan and Barbora Krejcikova with a double 7-5. In the quarter-finals, they will face Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova, now favorites for the final victory of the tournament.

Russian doubles, Olympic champion, beat in three sets Andeja Klepac and Maria Martinez Sanchez, despite they were at a disadvantage of a partial. In the last match, seeds no. 1 Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova defeated in two sets Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic and Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, at the end of a challege dominated by the American and the Czech.

In the quarters, they will play against Kirsten Flipkens and Francesca Schiavone. ROLAND GARROS WOMEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS Casey DellAcqua and Ashleigh Bart d. Daria Gavrilova and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-6 (2) 6-4
[6] Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova d.

]12] Hao-Ching Chan and Barbora Krejcikova 7-5 7-5
[2] Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova d. Andeja Klepac and Maria Martinez Sanchez 3-6 6-3 6-2
[1] Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova d. [14] Kristina Mladenovic and Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4 6-2