Samantha Stosur

Venus Williams, defending champion Garbine Muguruza lose at the French Open

Venus Williams, defending champion Garbine Muguruza lose at the French Open

There will be a first-time Grand Slam champion at the French Open. And there's a week left in the tournament to figure out which of the 12 women still around that will be.

Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday. That happened less than an hour after defending champion Garbine Muguruza was beaten 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 by 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic at Court Suzanne Lenglen.

The only other two women with a Grand Slam trophy on their resumes who made it to the fourth round — Svetlana Kuznetsova and Samantha Stosur — lost earlier...

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