29 May 2011

Sharapova cruises into fourth round

12:39 pm on 29 May 2011

Former world tennis number one Maria Sharapova cruised into the fourth round of the French Open with a hard-hitting 6-2 6-3 victory over Taiwan's Chan Yung-jan yesterday.

Sharapova, who needs to win the French Open to complete a career grand slam, will take on Polish 12th seed Agnieszka Radwanska, who beat Belgian Yanina Wickmayer 6-4 6-4.