Roland Garros: Lucie Safarova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands run to the semis!



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Roland Garros: Lucie Safarova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands run to the semis!

Women's doubles tournament, at the Roland Garros 2017, in the day of the quarter-finals, saw a great surprise. We are of course talking about the elimination of Russian tennis players Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, deservedly defeated in two sets by Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova, who will face Casey DellAcqua and Ashleight Barty, in the semifinals.

The two Australian tennis players defeated Irina Begu and Saisai Zheng, at the end of a dominant challenge. It came also a great victory for seed no. 1 Lucie Safarova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Number one and number two of WTA doubles ranking defeated in two sets Kirsten Flipkens and Francesca Schiavone, after another very well played match.

In the last match, seed no. 3 Martina Hingis and Yung Jan Chan beated Raluca-Ioana Olaru and Olga Savchuk in two sets, and now they will challenge Mattek-Sands and Safarova for a place in the final. Roland Garros women's doubles, quarter-finals: Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova d.

[2] Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-1 6-4
Casey DellAcqua and Ashleight Barty d. Irina Begu and Saisai Zheng 6-3 6-4
[1] Lucie Safarova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands d. Kirsten Flipkens and Francesca Schiavone 6-2 6-4
[3] Martina Hingis and Yung Jan Chan d. Raluca-Ioana Olaru and Olga Savchuk 6-2 6-1