While Williams was able to save seven match points over the course of the battle against her French opponent, she would not be able to overcome her and lost 6-4, 6-7, 3-6.
It’s a big disappointment for Williams, who came into the tournament as one of the favorites to win it all. She once again fell flat and has not been able to capture a French Open title since her sole victory in 2002.
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