Serena Williams upset in first round of the French Open | Soshal Network, Social Circle Connection

Serena Williams upset in first round of the French Open


For the first time ever, Serena Williams has been ousted in the first round of a Grand Slam. The No. 111th ranked player in the world, Virginie Razzano, needed just 23-minutes to close out one of the biggest tennis upsets in recent memory.

It took 8 match points but Virginie Razzano finally KO'd Serena Williams in 1st round of French Open. First 1st-round Slam loss ever for SW.

— Jay Posner (@sdutPosner) May 29, 2012

Serena Williams lost in the first round! Biggest upset so far in the French Open! #tennis

— Sharad Patel (@Sharad2020) May 29, 2012

Just watched the most emotional deuce tennis match ever 15 deuces Williams vs can't remember her name but she won 🙁 Serena

— taku madhlazi (@tcmIndaHouse) May 29, 2012

Serena Williams getting knocked out of the French Open really caught me off guard…. I didn't even know the French Open was happening.

— Peyton's Head (@PeytonsHead) May 29, 2012

Maybe the bigger story shouldn’t be Serena’s loss, but rather Virginie Razzano’s win. Not long ago the Frenchwoman lost her Fiance to a brain tumor.

Congrats — and credit — to Virginie Razzano. Fiancé and former coach Stéphane Vidal died of brain tumor days before 2011 French Open. #RG12

— James Henry (@olerafa) May 29, 2012

Congratulations Virginie Razzano whose fiance and coach died on the 16th May last year-a fitting tribute.

— NICK (@mangomasher) May 29, 2012

I'm a #tennis player/fan, & I don't remember hearing Virginie Razzano's fiance had died last year. Today can be a new, great memory.

— Sonny Dearth (@sdearth) May 29, 2012

And what a story for virginie razzano, a year after her coach/fiance passed away from a brain tumor, razzano wins huge! #whysportsrock

— Kira Kleaveland (@KiraTV) May 29, 2012

Virginie Razzano became a legend in #wta , #serena , #rg12 and more to count history. #tennis!

— Turkish Mommy (@TurkishMommy) May 29, 2012

If Serena was going to lose to anyone, we’re sure she’s glad it was to Virginie Razzano. She deserves all the good-fortune she gets.

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