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Serena Beats Sharapova to
Win Second French Open Title

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:supersid, 6/8/2013 11:24:03 AM

PARIS — World number one Serena Williams clinched her second French Open title when she beat defending champion Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-4 6-4 in the final on Saturday. The 31-year-old American, who won her first Roland Garros title in 2002, became the oldest player since tennis turned professional in 1968 to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup after overpowering the second seed on Court Philippe Chatrier.

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Dominated from first round to the final - including a semifinal 6-0, 6-1 over 5th ranked player.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hot coffee, 6/8/2013 12:37:34 PM     (No. 9366556)

Congrats to Steroid Serena.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 6/8/2013 2:13:56 PM     (No. 9366698)

Well Maria can console herself with a Forbes Top 2012 100 Highest-paid Athletes ranking of 22nd with $29million, tops for women...Serena is way down the list at 70th with only $20.5million...endorsements make the difference since Maria earns 3 times what Serena does from endorsements...of course Tiger is #1 at $78.1million

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rafter, 6/8/2013 3:15:40 PM     (No. 9366765)

Serena is gunning for Chris and Martina next on the all time majors list at 18.
She needs two more to tie them... then we´d have a three-way...

Don´t tell Weiner.

If I were dining out in Paris now, I´d say to the garcon, "I´d like a White Russian,
s´il vous plait." Expensive, but worth it. Maria has spiced up women´s tennis a good bit.

Vive l´difference...


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Reply 4 - Posted by: KingBubo, 6/8/2013 3:53:44 PM     (No. 9366805)

FOr it to be a rivalry, maybe Maria should try beating Serena once in a while. I will give Serena the benefit of the doubt that many gave Lance Armstrong. No positive test, no steroids. Yay America!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hdgalley, 6/8/2013 4:10:28 PM     (No. 9366822)

Cow on Steriods!!!

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