Sharapova digging the dirt these days

Updated: May 26, 2014, 4:00 PM ET
By Jim Caple | espnW.com

PARIS -- While Maria Sharapova practiced her strokes in a fashionable pink dress on Philippe Chatrier, her opponent Ksenia Pervak took the clay court wearing camouflage warm-ups as if preparing for an invasion Monday. Or an appearance on "Duck Dynasty."

It was a short war (or duck hunt). Sharapova took no prisoners, whipping Pervak 6-1, 6-2 in between rain showers on a gray day at the French Open.

"She is so tall, and the trajectory of the balls she hits is so different from the ...

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