Emotional Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic into French Open fourth round
Emotional Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic into French Open fourth round

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open last-16 on Friday although she appeared on the verge of tears at the end of her straight-sets win over Samantha Stosur.

French Open: Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova take centre stage
French Open: Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova take centre stage

Former winner and second seed Roger Federer and women`s champion Maria Sharapova take top billing Friday as they target places in the French Open fourth round.

French Open: Roger Federer rocks on, Maria Sharapova through as Simona Halep crashes
French Open: Roger Federer rocks on, Maria Sharapova through as Simona Halep crashes

Roger Federer advanced to the third round of the French Open on Wednesday as Maria Sharapova brushed aside fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko but Simona Halep became the day`s biggest casualty.

Fed Cup should change dates, says Maria Sharapova
Fed Cup should change dates, says Maria Sharapova

Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova called for a change in schedule for the Fed Cup on Wednesday, saying playing ties after grand slam tournaments was "pointless".

Maria Sharapova romps into third round at French Open
Maria Sharapova romps into third round at French Open

Defending champion Maria Sharapova moved easily into the third round of the French Open with a 6-3 6-1 defeat of fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko on Wednesday.

French Open: Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova eye last 32
French Open: Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova eye last 32

Roger Federer, the 2009 winner, and defending women`s champion Maria Sharapova target places in the French Open third round on Wednesday.

Maria Sharapova jeered off court, Andy Murray breezes through
Maria Sharapova jeered off court, Andy Murray breezes through

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open second round on Monday but was jeered by fans after she refused to carry out an on-court TV interview.

French Open: Maria Sharapova wins, jeered off court
French Open: Maria Sharapova wins, jeered off court

Defending women`s champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open second round on Monday but was jeered by fans after she refused to carry out an on-court TV interview.

Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros
Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros

When potential dark horses were being discussed before this year`s French Open the name of Carla Suarez Navarro cropped up frequently and she looked every bit a serious challenger with an easy first round win on Monday.

Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray get French Open bids underway
Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray get French Open bids underway

Defending champion Maria Sharapova and men`s third seed Andy Murray get their French Open campaigns underway on Monday.

French Open: Feeling stronger despite tough opener, says Simona Halep
French Open: Feeling stronger despite tough opener, says Simona Halep

 Last year`s runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina to reach the second round with a 7-5 6-4 win as the French Open began on Sunday, but the Romanian was not concerned by a patchy display.

Simona Halep huffs and puffs into French Open second round
Simona Halep huffs and puffs into French Open second round

Last year`s runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina as the French Open began on Sunday, the Romanian reaching the second round 7-5 6-4.

Maria Sharapova wants to stay focused on tennis
Maria Sharapova wants to stay focused on tennis

French Open defending champion Maria Sharapova said that she is happy to see other players get married or have a baby but wanted to stay focused on tennis as it comes to herself.

Who are you? Guide to French Open stars` opponents
Who are you? Guide to French Open stars` opponents

Guide to the first round opponents of leading star players at the French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday (x denotes seeded player):

French Open women`s form guide
French Open women`s form guide

Women`s form guide ahead of the French Open which starts in Paris on Sunday:

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set for Paris showdown
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set for Paris showdown

The two biggest names and highest earners in women`s sport will set off on another collision course when the French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday.

Serena, Sharapova set for Paris showdown
Serena, Sharapova set for Paris showdown

The two biggest names and highest earners in women`s sport will set off on another collision course when the French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday.

French Open: Time on my side, says ageless Serena Williams
French Open: Time on my side, says ageless Serena Williams

Serena Williams says that at 33 she believes that time is still on her side for her to set a new all-time record of Grand Slam singles title wins.

Maria Sharapova slams `disrespectful` treatment of Rafael Nadal
Maria Sharapova slams `disrespectful` treatment of Rafael Nadal

Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday.

Maria Sharapova ready to go distance again in Paris
Maria Sharapova ready to go distance again in Paris

Maria Sharapova has hit form at the perfect moment as she eyes a defence of her French Open crown but old nemesis Serena Williams is lurking in the Parisian shadows.