Sharapova Wins French Open

    Russia's Maria Sharapova reacts after winning over Italy's Sara Errani during their Women's Singles final tennis match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 9, 2012 in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK        (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Maria Sharapova overcame Sara Errani on Saturday to triumph in the French Open, 6-3, 6-2. The win completes a career Grand Slam for the Russian tennis player, having previously come out tops in the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open. The champion fell to her knees and looked toward the sky after her victory, her first major title in four years. Her Italian opponent suffered from a difficult start, and never quite picked up momentum against Sharapova, who took a healthy lead.

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