[Yahoo] Petrova advances to French Open semis (AP)

Rusty Backhand
05-31-2005, 01:01 PM
Elena Likhovtseva advanced to a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time in her 12-year career by beating 15-year-old Sesil Karatantcheva 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 at the French Open on Tuesday. Joining Likhovtseva in the final four was fellow Russian Nadia Petrova, who defeated 17-year-old Ana Ivanovic 6-2, 6-2.