2012 French Open: TK's Picks Day 12

Tommy KeelerCorrespondent IIIJune 6, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 06:  Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a backhand in her women's singles quarter final match against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during day 11 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 6, 2012 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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Thursday is women's semifinal day, and it should be a really good one. I think the way they are playing that any of the four semifinalists could win the slam.

On Wednesday, I went 4-0, taking my totals to 62-18 for the tournament. Hopefully, I can get the final six matches right as well. Here's my look at the women's  semifinals.


No. 6 Sam Stosur vs. No. 21 Sara Errani: Stosurs hasn't dropped a set in this tournament and is playing fantastic. Her kick serve is very effective on the clay and should give Errani all sorts of problems. I think Stosur will be able to break Errani's serve a lot more than Errani will be able to break Stosur's, and that will be the difference.

Winner: Stosur in two sets


No. 2 Maria Sharapova vs. No. 4 Petra Kvitova: This should be a classic. Two grand slam champs going at it. The two have had some great battles in the last year. Sharapova is 2-0 in their meetings this season. Sharapova also has the added pressure of knowing if she wins this match, she will move to No. 1 in the world. Both players have looked really good at times in this tournament. Kvitova is coming off a three-setter, and I think that might make the difference.

Winner: Sharapova in three sets