Hozumi-Ninomiya duo gains spot in doubles final

The Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Unseeded Japanese pair Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya will take on sixth-seeded Czech duo Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in the French Open women’s doubles final.

Both teams are through to the final at Roland Garros for the first time after securing upset wins Friday.

The Czech pair beat second-seeded Andrea Sestini Hlavackova and Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-2.

Earlier, the Japanese duo won 6-2, 6-2 against Chan Hao-Ching of Taiwan and Yang Zhaoxuan of China 6-2, 6-2.


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