Paris Gallery: Bartoli Raises Game At Home
France's No.1 has been pushed to the limits this week but has fought her way into the final.
Published Feburary 11, 2012 12:00
Marion Bartoli, France's No.1 player on the WTA by far, met the Parisian press before the tournament.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands showed off some of her ink during her second round match against Roberta Vinci.
Fresh off a historic Fed Cup weekend for Serbia, Jelena Jankovic signed for fans at the Open GDF SUEZ.
It was a tough start to the week for the seeds, with Anabel Medina Garrigues and Li Na both falling.
Czech Petra Cetkovska, a Paris resident, celebrated her 27th birthday with WTA legend Amelie Mauresmo.
Julia Goerges looked on her way to the semifinals as she took the first set from Klara Zakopalova...
Klara Zakopalova won, 36 75 61. A few weeks from turning 30, Zakopalova made her first Premier semifinal.
Roberta Vinci won the first set against Marion Bartoli, also leading in the second and third sets...
Marion Bartoli rallied from 1-4 second set and 2-5 third set to survive Roberta Vinci, 46 64 76(2).
Angelique Kerber beat Yanina Wickmayer to set up an Open GDF SUEZ title match with Marion Bartoli.