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Sharapova reaches 3rd round at Roland Garros

/ 12:54 PM May 29, 2014
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Russia’s Maria Sharapova returns the ball to Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova during the second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. AP

PARIS — Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round at the French Open by beating Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 7-5, 6-2 Wednesday.

Sharapova won the French Open title two years ago and lost to Serena Williams in last year’s final.

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With Williams losing earlier Wednesday, the seventh-seeded Sharapova takes over as the main favorite at Roland Garros.

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