Sharapova tops Pironkova to advance at French Open
by: AP May 28, 2014
2014 French Open
PARIS (AP) -- Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round at the French Open by beating Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 7-5, 6-2 Wednesday.
Sharapova won the French Open title two years ago and lost to Serena Williams in last year's final.
With Williams losing earlier Wednesday, the seventh-seeded Sharapova takes over as the main favorite at Roland Garros.
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