French Open 2020 | Sofia Kenin reaches first final
Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin reached the French Open final for the first time by beating two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova 6-4, 7-5 here on Thursday.The fourth-seeded Kenin was broken when serving for the match at 5-4. She broke back and then saved a break point before converting her first match point when the seventh-seeded Kvitova’s shot landed out.
Kenin has won a tour-leading 16 matches at majors this year. She started it by winning at Melbourne Park in Australia and then reached the fourth round at the U.S. Open last month.It is the third straight year an American player has reached two Grand Slam finals after Serena Williams in 2018 and ‘19.Kenin will face Polish teenager Iga Swiatek.