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Grandin goes through
- Updated: June 4, 2012
Natalie Grandin and Australian partner retained South African interest in the French Open tennis tournament at the weekend, writes Mark Etheridge.
The two came through their second round mixed doubles match easily enough with a straight sets victory.
They beat the French duo of Stephanie Foretz-Gascon and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-2 6-4 to set up a third round clash against the Polish/Mexican combination of Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Santiago Gonzalez.
Meanwhile our second-ranked women’s singles player, Chanel Simmonds made it to the final of a ITF $25,000 tournament in China.
Playing the Gimcheon Open, and seeded first, she lost to China’s Ying-Ying Duan, going down 6-2 6-1. She also reached the quarter-finals of the doubles competition with Huynh Phuong Dai.