The French pair could not compete on Friday with the number 1 seeds, the Japanese Yui Kamiji associated with the South African Kgothatso Montjane.
The hierarchy was respected. Seeded number 1, the Japanese Yui Kamiji and the South African Kgothatso Montjane did not tremble, Friday, June 9, to climb to the final of the Roland-Garros wheelchair tennis tournament in women’s doubles, at the expense of the French Pauline Déroulède and Emmanuelle Morch, winning 6-1, 6-2 in 1h15 of play.
Semi-finalist here for the third consecutive year, Emmanuelle Korch stops again at this stage of the tournament that her teammate discovered. The two best French players suffered the law of a duo led by Yui Kamiji, a benchmark on the circuit. At 29, the Japanese has the opportunity to add a Grand Slam title, which would be her eighth at Roland-Garros (she won in singles in 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2020, and in doubles in 2014, 2016 and 2017), his 19th in doubles and his 27th in all and for all in his career. She also qualified for the singles final. At his side, the South African dreams of winning her first major title, she who has already come up against six times in the Grand Slam final, including five times in doubles.
Source: France TV Info