French Open 2021: Tamara Zidansek becomes 1st Slovenian women's singles player to reach Grand Slam semifinals

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French Open 2021: World No. 85 Tamara Zidansek from Slovenia became the archetypal women's singles subordinate from her state to participate the semi-final of a Grand Slam event. She defeated Spain's Paula Badosa 7-5, 4-6, 8-6.

Tamara Zidansek aft beating Paula Badosa (AP Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tamara Zidansek has go the archetypal Slovenian women's singles subordinate to scope a Grand Slam semi-final
  • Zidansek defeated Spain's Paula Badosa 7-5, 4-6, 8-6 successful implicit 2 hours
  • Zidansek saved 3 interruption points successful the penultimate game

World fig 85 Tamara Zidansek became the archetypal Slovenian pistillate to scope a Grand Slam semifinal connected Tuesday.

85th-ranked Zidansek bushed Paula Badosa of Spain 7-5, 4-6, 8-6 to go the archetypal semifinalist of the French Open 2021. She had ne'er been beyond the 2nd circular astatine a Slam anterior to this tournament.

Zidansek saved 3 interruption points successful the penultimate crippled to clasp for a 7-6 pb successful the 3rd and Badosa past crumbled successful the last arsenic the 23-year-old sealed triumph with a thumping forehand victor successful 2 hours and 26 minutes.

Zidansek volition look either Elena Rybakina oregon Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova for a spot successful the final.

Zidansek, a erstwhile competitory snowboarder, had defeated 2009 French Open quarter-finalist Sorana Cirstea 7-6(4) 6-to participate the last-8 stage.

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