The 2011 French Open wraps up for the women on Saturday at Roland Garros as the finals kick off at 6:00am pacific. The final features number five seed Francesca Schiavone of Italy taking on number six seed Na Li of China. Schiavone will be looking to win her second straight French Open title after becoming the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam at the 2010 French Open.
This final match will be featured live on NBC beginning at 6:00am pacific (9:00am eastern). For those that either don't have a television or will be away from their TV during the match, NBC will offer a live online stream at NBCSports.com. While NBCSports.com doesn't list the announcers, NBC Universal lists the announcers as Ted Robinson, John McEnroe, Mary Carillo.
If history is any indicator, it could prove to be a quick match. The last nine French Open women's finals have been won in straight sets. Prior to that, seven of the previous ten had gone three sets. Li will be looking to win her first Grand Slam title while Schiavone will be looking to win her second Grand Slam (and second French Open title).
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