French Open 2012: Sara Errani & Roberta Vinci win doubles


  • Venue: Roland Garros, Paris
  • Date: 9 June
  • Time: 14:00 BST

Coverage: Live text commentary on BBC Sport website; live web-only commentary from the BBC Radio 5 live sports extra team in Paris, updates on 5 live

Sara Errani warmed up for her French Open singles final against Maria Sharapova by winning the doubles with partner Roberta Vinci.

The Italian pair beat Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova of Russia 4-6 6-4 6-2.

Errani is the first player since Kim Clijsters in 2003 to reach the singles and doubles finals at Roland Garros.

France's Mary Pierce was the last woman to win both French Open titles, recording her twin success in 2000.