Sharapova beats Barrois to win Strasbourg tournament

Berlin: Russian Maria Sharapova won the Strasbourg tournament with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Germany`s Kristina Barrois on Saturday.

The former world number one trailed 4-2 in the opening set before getting her act together and claiming six games in a row to subdue Barrois.

Both players will head to Paris for the French Open, which starts on Sunday.

Bureau Report