An important milestone for Nadia Podoroska: less than a year after reaching the Roland Garros semi-finalsThe Argentine now did it in doubles with the Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu.
With this, Rosario will jump more than 60 positions to be Top 70 in the specialty.
Among albiceleste women, being in the semifinals in both specialties had already happened three more times.
Rachel Giscafré He did it in singles in 1974 and repeated in pairs in 1977, while the other two cases were well emblematic, repeating even in the same edition.
In singles, the great Gabriela sabatini He reached that instance in individuals five times (1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992), while in pairs he did it another five (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991).
By last, Paola Suarez, reached the semifinals in the unforgettable 2004, while in pairs he did so in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, the same 2004 and 2005.
Between the men, Enrique Morea he was a finalist in doubles in 1946 and a semifinalist in single in 1953. In addition, he was champion in mixed doubles in 1950.
The great Guillermo Vilas was champion at Roland Garros 1977 and a finalist in 1975, 1978 and 1982 … but he was also a semi-finalist in 1975.
And finally, Jose Luis Clerc He was a semifinalist in 1981 and 1982, while in pairs he did so in that first season.
In 100 years of Argentine tennis history, a milestone for a select few.