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Canadian Eugenie Bouchard

Sharapova puts Genie back in bottle in Paris

PARIS: It wasn't easy and at times it wasn't pretty, but Maria Sharapova turned up the heat over three sets against up-and-coming Canadian Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday to reach her third consecutive French Open final. For a time, the woman being labelled the "next Sharapova" looked on course for victory over the current model, until the Russian's aggression and experience prevailed 4-6 7-5 6-2. It was Sharapova's third consecutive victory from a set down - further proof that when the chips are down there are few players…