Found June 06, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
ROLAND GARROS Paris, France May 27-June 9, 2012 Grand Slam Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Singles – Quarterfinals (2) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (23) Kaia Kanepi (EST) 62 63 (4) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. (Q) Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 36 62 64 Doubles – Semifinals (4) Errani/Vinci (ITA/ITA) d. (12) Llagosterva Vives/Martínez Sánchez (ESP/ESP) 64 62 Suspended due to darkness (5) Hlavackova/Hradecka (CZE/CZE) are tied with (7) Kirilenko/Petrova (RUS/RUS) 75 46 Singles – Quarterfinals [2] R Nadal (ESP) d [12] N Almagro (ESP) 76(4) 62 63 [6] D Ferrer (ESP) d [4] A Murray (GBR) 64 67(3) 63 62

Sharapova and Kvitova to meet in French Open Semifinal

Maria Sharapova Maria Sharapova continued her quest to complete a career “Grand Slam” by defeating 23rd seed Kaia Kanepi of Estonia with a straight forward 6-2, 6-3 win while Petra Kvitova eked out a 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory over qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova on Wednesday in Paris at the French Open to set up the last of the semifinal pairings. The victory for Sharapova moves her...

Sharapova, Kvitova set up French Open semifinal

Whether she's enjoying a cafe lunch, shopping on the Champs-Elysees or notching another victory on the soft red clay, Maria Sharapova sure enjoys these trips to the French Open. ''What girl doesn't love Paris?'' she said. Two more wins and she'll love it even more. Sharapova moved another step closer to filling in the last piece of the career Grand...

The Thigh Goddess is one win away from a French Open title, & is now ranked #1 in the world

Maria Sharapova defeated/dominated Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-3 in the French Open semifinals on Thursday to advance on to the French Open final, where she'll face 21st-seeded Sara Errani on Saturday. With this victory, Maria is now ranked #1 in women's tennis, for the first time since June 2008. Maria was cruising along in those days before getting shoulder surgery, but it appears...

Sharapova to Return to World No. 1

From the WTA: PARIS, FRANCE – Maria Sharapova will become the new WTA World No.1 on Monday, June 11, following her semifinal victory over Petra Kvitova today at Roland Garros.   Sharapova originally ascended to No.1 on August 22, 2005, becoming the first Russian woman to achieve this milestone. The Russian has held the top ranking for 17 non-consecutive weeks during her career...

Sharapova, Errani will meet in final

A small, unheralded Italian and a very tall, very famous Russian made it through to the final of the French Open here at Roland Garros. For Sara Errani -- who defeated reigning US Open champion Samantha Stosur 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 -- it was a dream beyond dreams. But for Maria Sharapova, the crushing 6-3, 6-3 victory against reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova took her just one step...

Sharapova will meet Errani in final

Maria Sharapova reached her first French Open final and reclaimed the No. 1 ranking by beating fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-3 Thursday, moving one victory from completing a career Grand Slam. The second-seeded Sharapova lost her two previous Roland Garros semifinals. She'll face 21st-seeded Sara Errani of Italy on Saturday with a chance to add to major championships she...

Sharapova shows she's no Kournikova

Maria Sharapova could be Danica Patrick now. She surely could have been a Go Daddy girl while dabbling in sports on the side. It would have been so easy. Instead, with her win Thursday in the semifinals at the French Open, Sharapova will move to No. 1 in the world. She came back from career-threatening shoulder surgery. She still fights the yips on her serve at times. And a win...

French Open 2012 – Day 12 Results

ROLAND GARROS Paris, France May 27-June 10, 2012 Grand Slam Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Thursday, June 7, 2012 Singles – Semifinals (2) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (4) Petra Kvitova (CZE) 63 63 (21) Sara Errani (ITA) d. (6) Samantha Stosur (AUS) 75 16 63 Doubles – Semifinals (7) Kirilenko/Petrova (RUS/RUS) d. (5) Hlavackova/Hradecka (CZE/CZE) 46 75 75 Doubles – Semi-finals...

French Open Head-to-Heads

Women's Semifinals Thursday Maria Sharapova (2) vs. Petra Kvitova (4) Sharapova leads 3-2 2010 Memphis, hard-indoor, SF, Sharapova, 6-4, 6-3. 2011 Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, F, Kvitova, 6-3, 6-4. 2011 Tokyo-Pan Pacific, hard-outdoor, QF, Kvitova, 4-3, retired. 2012 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, SF, Sharapova, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. 2012 Stuttgart, clay-outdoor, SF, Sharapova, 6-4...

ITF Honors 2011 World Champions

The ITF World Champions Dinner was held on Tuesday evening in Paris at the Pavillon d’Armenonville to celebrate the achievements of the 2011 ITF World Champions.   This year’s recipients were singles champions Novak Djokovic (SRB) and Petra Kvitova (CZE); doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan (USA), and Kveta Peschke (CZE) and Katarina Srebotnik (SLO); junior champions Jiri...
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