French Open

Sharapova into 2nd round

2011-05-24 13:58
Maria Sharapova (AP)

Paris - Former world number one Maria Sharapova started her French Open campaign in convincing fashion by dismissing Croatian Mirjana Lucic 6-3 6-0 to advance into the second round on Tuesday.

The Russian seventh seed, who won the Rome International this month, broke in the seventh game and never looked back.

Sharapova, wearing a yellow dress on another sunlit day on court Philippe Chatrier, produced some deft tennis and looked fully fit.

She next faces French teenager Caroline Garcia.



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