Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova set up showdown

Originally Published: June 6, 2012
By Joanne C. Gerstner

PARIS -- Maria Sharapova walked calmly and elegantly out to Court Philippe Chatrier on Wednesday, clad in her crisp, men's-wear-style black jacket and black tennis dress. There was no smile on her face, no acknowledgement of the cheering crowd, just her customary look of stern determination.

She took off the jacket, neatly laid it down, precisely took out her tennis gear and started her day. And she looked like business in her French Open quarterfinal match against No. 23-seeded Kaia ...

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