Sharapova cruises into third round at Wimbledon

09:29, June 25, 2010      

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Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Justine Henin of Belgium during the women's singles third round match at the French Open tennis championship in Paris, France, on May 30, 2010. Sharapova lost 1-2. (Xinhua/Laurent Zabulon)

Former champion Maria Sharapova breezed into the women's singles third round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament by winning her second match in straight sets at the All England Club on Thursday.

The 16th seed Sharapova from Russia defeated Ioana Raluca Olaru of Romania 6-1, 6-4 after 84 minutes, booking an encounter with the winner of the match between Daniela Hantuchova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Sharapova, 23, won her first Grand Slam title at the grass-court tournament in 2004.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:梁军)

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