Former French Open champion wins his battle against cancer

Francesca Schiavone, who won the French Open in 2010, is healthy after being treated for cancer, she says. The former tennisprofil Francesca Schiavone has won

Former French Open champion wins his battle against cancer

Francesca Schiavone, who won the French Open in 2010, is healthy after being treated for cancer, she says.

The former tennisprofil Francesca Schiavone has won yet another battle.

In a video shared on the social media Twitter to tell the 39-year-old Italian, that she successfully has been through treatment for cancer.

- Hello all together. After seven-eight months of silence from social media and the rest of the world, I would like to share what has happened with me.

- I was diagnosed with cancer. I've got chemotherapy, I have been fighting a battle, and I'm still here. I have won the battle. And now I'm fresh again, saith the Italian.

She does not tell what kind of cancer she has had.

Schiavone set his career after the US Open last year.

Her with the distance greatest triumph was in 2010, when she won the grand slam tournament the French Open. The following year, reached she up as number four on the world rankings, and she was close on to defend his grand slam title, but lost the final in Paris.

In the course of his career, reached the Italian seven times to stand on the other side of the net than Caroline Wozniacki. The dane won five of the showdown.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 14 December 2019, 11:00

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