Kuznetsova wears French Open women’s singles crown

June 6th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS  

Paris, June 6 (DPA) Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated World number one Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-2 in an all-Russian French Open women’s singles final Saturday to claim her second career Grand Slam title.
The seventh-seeded Kuznetsova won in 1 hour 14 minutes as Safina double faulted and failed for the fourth time overall to win a first major. Kuznetsova’s first Grand Slam crown was at the 2004 US Open.

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