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Maria Sharapova, Wozniacki advance

Updated: May 27, 2013, 6:57 PM ET
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PARIS -- Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova needed only 54 minutes to advance Monday, beating Hsieh Su-wei 6-2, 6-1 in the first round, while former top-ranked player Caroline Wozniacki ended a five-match losing streak by defeating Laura Robson of Britain 6-3, 6-2.

Sharapova dictated the action, compiling a 25-8 edge in winners, including the backhand she hit to end the match.

A year ago, Sharapova won the championship at Roland Garros to complete a career Grand ...

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