Germany`s Angelique Kerber stunned home favourite Marion Bartoli 7-6, 5-7, 6-3 to win the Paris Open on Sunday.
World number three Maria Sharapova slumped to a surprise 6-4, 6-4 defeat against German Angelique Kerber.
Top seed Maria Sharapova eased into the third round of the Paris Open with a 6-3, 6-1 dismissal of South African Chenelle Scheepers.
Rohan Bopanna said the win is a confidence booster ahead of the elite event in London.
Novak Djokovic pulled out of the Paris Masters on Friday because of a sore shoulder.
Kim Clijsters was defeated 6-4, 6-3 by Czech fourth seed Petra Kvitova.
Kim Clijsters produced a patchy display to overcome Estonia`s Kaia Kanepi.
Belgium’s Kim Clijsters will become world number one next week for the first time since 2006.
Russian superstar Maria Sharapova pulled out of the WTA Paris Open tournament due to illness as Kim Clijsters eyed a return to the top of the world rankings.
Kim Clijsters lost the first set but roared back to beat Germany`s Kristina Barrois 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 in the second round of the Paris Open.
Belgium`s Justine Henin made a brief cameo appearance on Centre Court to complete a 6-3, 6-3 win over Czech Klara Zakopalova in the second round of the French Open on Friday.
Caroline Wozniacki beat Alla Kudryavsteva in French Open first round.
US swim star Michael Phelps, Brazilian dual world champion Cesar Cielo, and France`s 100m Olympic gold medalist Alain Bernard will be the star turns at next month`s Paris Open.
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