Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, took the set 6-3. She got off to a quick start, leading No. 21 Errani 3-0 after the first 8 minutes of the match. Errani got it to 4-2. Sharapova held at love, and had two set points, but couldn’t win them. She served out the set.
The Russian has lost just 1 set so far in the Paris tournament.
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