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Stats Corner: Finalists In Singles & Doubles

Sara Errani is the first player since 2003 to make both the singles and doubles final at Roland Garros.

Published June 07, 2012 08:06

Stats Corner: Finalists In Singles & Doubles
Sara Errani

PARIS, France - As if reaching her first Grand Slam singles final and assuring herself of cracking the Top 10 weren't enough, Sara Errani's spectacular fortnight at Roland Garros also includes making the doubles final.

Making the finals of both was fairly common in the early days of the Open Era, but this is only the third time this century. So, what is the trend for the finalists' fate in both events?

Won Singles & Won Doubles

Player Year
Billie Jean King 1972
Margaret Court 1973
Chris Evert 1974
Chris Evert 1975
Martina Navratilova 1982
Martina Navratilova 1984
Mary Pierce 2000

Won Singles & Lost Doubles
Player Year
Margaret Court 1969
Virginia Ruzici 1978
Steffi Graf 1987

Lost Singles & Won Doubles

Player Year
Ann Jones 1968
Ann Jones 1969
Olga Morozova 1974
Martina Navratilova 1975
Mima Jausovec 1978
Wendy Turnbull 1979
Martina Navratilova 1985
Martina Navratilova 1986
Martina Navratilova 1987
Kim Clijsters 2003


Lost Singles & Lost Doubles

Player Year
Helen Gourlay 1971
Steffi Graf 1989
Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 1995
Martina Hingis 1999

Notes: Errani has made the finals of singles and doubles at WTA events three previous times, winning the singles and doubles at Acapulco and Barcelona earlier this year and losing the singles and winning the doubles at Pattaya City last year. She will take on Maria Sharapova in the French Open singles final on Saturday, and she and Roberta Vinci will play Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova in the doubles final on Friday.
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