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With her victory over No. 3 seed Elina Svitolina on Tuesday, Nadia Podoroska did something no women’s tennis player has ever done at the French Open. Podoroska is the first qualifier to reach the women’s singles semifinals at the French Open. Her upset win at Roland Garros on Tuesday also made her the first female qualifier to advance to the final four of any grand slam in the last 21 years.

The 131st ranked player defeated her top-ranked opponent, 6-2, 6-4. This tournament marks the first time the Argentinian has ever defeated a top 50 player.

The 23-year-old appeared unfazed going in as the underdog but was nearly speechless following the win. She found a few…

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