Sharapova storms into third French Open semifinal

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Paris: Russian world number two Maria Sharapova reached her third French Open semifinal on Wednesday, defeating Estonia`s Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-3 to take another step closer to a career Grand Slam.

Sharapova was a semi-finalist in 2007 and 2011 and she would either face Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova or Kazakh qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova for a place in Saturday`s final.

Sharapova, who has a chance to reclaim her former number one ranking said,"I am happy to be back in the semifinals. I love coming back here to challenge myself to go further in the tournament."

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