French Open Results: Serena Williams Eliminated In First Round

The latest news out of the 2012 French Open sent shockwaves through the international tennis community:

Tennis star Serena Williams has won over 500 matches while losing only a few more than 100 in her professional career. She has won 15 different Grand Slam events, including the French Open in 2002. She entered the 2012 French Open as the No. 5 female competitor in the singles category.


Related: Roland-Garros Full Scoreboard

The match was not entirely about Williams being defeated by a relatively unknown player. The win also held a particular significance for the victor, Virginie Razzano:

For more updates on the 2012 French Open, please stay tuned to this StoryStream. For lots more on all things tennis, keep checking SB Nation's dedicated tennis hub.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.