NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Friday, June 5, 2009
Mladenovic to face Gavrilova in junior French Open final
Kristina Mladenovic, the French 16-year-old who lost to Magdelena Rybarikova in the first round of the main draw, is now in the final to determine the French Open junior girls' champion. Her opponent will be the unseeded Daria Gavrilova of Russia, who upset fellow Russian and 3rd seed Ksenia Pervak in the semifinals. Mladenovic, who is seeded 9th, defeated American Sloan Stephens, who was the 15th seed.