PARIS: Sharapova progresses in the second round of Open GDF
PARIS: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova cruised past into the second round of Open GDF in Paris defeating Daniela Hantuchova by 6-0 6-1, ARY News reported on Thursday.
The top-seeded Sharapova wasted no time in extending her sequence for a ninth straight win against Slovak Hantuchova.
Sharapova served well, hitting 10 aces, saving all seven break points she faced, and breaking Hantuchova's serve six times.
She will square off eight seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium in the next round.