Also known as The French Open, the first French Championships tournament was held in 1891. Six years later, women were introduced to the tournament. This has given many players a chance to show their worth on the tennis court, upped their value and boosted their confidence. After 126 years, the French Open has remained one of the most important tennis championships to be played on the globe.
This year the semi-finals of Mixed Doubles and 2 Ladies Singles match were played at the Philippe Chatrier Court on, 7th June 2017. This was emotional and energy draining scene for fans.
Rohan Bopanna earned himself a chance to become the 4th Indian in the world to win a Grand Slam trophy with Gabriella Dabrowski by his side. The pair played against Andrea Hlavackova and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
At the semi-finals 2 Ladies Singles match, the high competition vibes were swivelling in the air and a lot of palms were sweating on the tennis racks. Caroline Garcia played against Karolina Pliskova. The 25-year-old Czech beauty Pliskova took over the match and won!
On the outside courts the semi-finals of the Gentlemen’s Doubles were played, where Paulo Lorenzi and Rogerio Dutra Silva lost to Nenad Zimonjic and Fernando Verdasco.
The competition ends on Sunday 11th June 2017, where the finals will be played. Men’s Singles and Women’s Doubles will be held at Court Philippe Chatrier. Under 45's Seniors and Over 45's Seniors will be held at Court Suzanna Lenglen.
Mixed feelings will fill the air. It’s going to be tense, exciting, frustrating, and knee weakening, but you’ll surely feel like the match is happening in front of you live! The energy of the crowd will get you going and just before you know it, the match will be over and you’ll be jumping up and down your couch.
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