Sharapova books place in Stuttgart final
STUTGART: The Russian former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova secured her place in the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart by beating Sara Errani, ARY News has learnt.
Two-time defending champion had too much quality for the Italian eight seed as she coasted through the first set.
Errani managed to force a break at the start of the second set, but Sharapova, the sixth seed, twice broke back to close out victory in just under an hour.
Sharapova will face Ana Ivanovic after she beat fellow Serb and also former world number one Jelena Jankovic 6-3 7-5.