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Andreescu and Branstine to play for second straight Grand Slam title

Jun 09, 2017
written by: Tennis Canada
written by: Tennis Canada
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Canadians Bianca Andreescu and Carson Branstine are on win away from capturing their second straight junior Grand Slam doubles title after reaching the Roland-Garros final on Friday morning.

The pair defeated Maria Lourdes Carle of Argentina and Brit Francesca Jones 6-4, 6-2 in the semifinals. It will be a battle between the top two seeded teams for the trophy with Andreescu and Branstine, seeded first, going up against the second-seeded Russian duo of Anastasia Potapova and Olesya Pervushina in Saturday’s championship match.

Andreescu and Branstine will be looking to make it two for two in junior Grand Slam doubles season after being crowned champions of the Australian Open in January.