French Open women's final: Watch Serena Williams v Lucie Safarova live on ITV

Czech ace Lucie Safarova has enjoyed a fine fortnight in Paris.

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John Inverdale is joined by tennis legend Martina Navratilova for live coverage of the French Open women's singles final between Serena Williams and Lucie Safaraova. Serena is the hot favourite on paper but she has been dogged by health issues this fortnight and has struggled at times to play her best tennis.

Watch the whole match live on ITV today following the conclusion of Andy Murray's semi-final against Novak Djokovic. We're on-air at midday (BST).

Serena Williams skips practice ahead of final

Williams complained about feeling unwell against Bacsinszky.

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Serena Williams is skipping practice on the eve of the French Open final as the world number one battles with illness, organisers said on Friday.

The American was unwell during her semi-final win over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky on Thursday.

Williams is due to play the final against Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic on Saturday.

Watch the ladies' final LIVE on ITV from 1.30pm on Saturday