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Roland Garros, Paris, 25 May-8 June




Dinara Safina

Dinara Safina looks to continue her remarkable run as she takes on fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals

Svetlana Kuznetsova

Safina, ranked 14 in the world, makes the better start against fourth seed Kuznetsova and takes the first set 6-3

Svetlana Kuznetsova

Kuznetsova, the runner-up in 2006, becomes increasingly frustrated with herself and earns a warning for smashing a ball away

Dinara Safina

After breaking twice in the second set, Safina has victory well within her sights - and a thoroughly deserved victory at that

Dinara Safina

The sister of two-time Grand Slam champion Marat Safin completes a 6-3 6-2 triumph to reach her maiden Grand Slam final

Ana Ivanovic

Attention turns to the second semi-final in which the 2007 runner-up Ana Ivanovic meets her fellow Serb Jelena Jankovic

Jelena Jankovic

Jankovic races into a 3-0 lead but Ivanovic loses just one of the next nine games to win the first set 6-4 and take a 2-0 lead in the second

Jelena Jankovic

Jankovic displays here affection for Roland Garros on the strapping for an arm injury but for how long will the love affair last?

Jelena Jankovic

The 23-year-old breaks back and suddenly everything is going her way as she storms through to take the second set 6-3

Ana Ivanovic

It appears Jankovic is heading into the final when she takes a 3-1 lead in the decider but Ivanovic mounts another comeback

Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic

The 20-year-old produces some blistering tennis to win the final set 6-4 and book her place in the final for the second successive year




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