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Maria Sharapova gains quarters

Updated: June 3, 2013, 5:39 PM ET
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PARIS -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova returned to the French Open quarterfinals by beating 17th-seeded Sloane Stephens of the United States 6-4, 6-3 on Monday.

The second-seeded Sharapova handled Stephens' strong serve well, accumulating 12 break points and converting eight.

In 2012, Sharapova completed a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros, adding that trophy to ones from Wimbledon in 2004, the U.S. Open in 2006 and the Australian Open in 2008.

Sharapova has ...

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