June 1 (Bloomberg) -- Maria Sharapova defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany 6-0, 6-3 to advance to the semifinals of the French Open tennis championship in Paris.
Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, is seeking to complete the career Grand Slam with her first French Open title. She’ll face No. 6 Li Na of China, who beat fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5, 6-2 in today’s other quarterfinal.
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