Amanda Anisimova, 17-year-old American who stunned Simona Halep, loses in French open semis

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Amanda Anisimova, 17-year-old American who stunned Simona Halep, loses in French open semis

Ashleigh Barty reached her first Grand Slam final at the French Open, and she got there by ending the run of 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova.

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Eighth-seeded Australian player Ashleigh Barty has reached her first Grand Slam final at the French Open, and she got there by ending the run of 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3.

Barty will face another teenager, Marketa Vondrousova, in the final. Vondrousova beat Johanna Konta 7-5, 7-6 (2).

Anisimova made headlines on Thursday after she stunned third-ranked Simona Halep in the quarterfinals, cruising in straight sets to a 6-2, 6-4 victory. The win was Anisimova’s first against a top-five player, and it secured her first trip to the semifinals at a major championship.

“I can’t believe it. I mean, I’ve been working so…

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