PARIS: Russian tennis starlet, Maria Sharapova, proved her worth by sealing a much needed victory over Italian Sara Errani. The World number 2, Sharapova, played an awesome game to down her Italian opponent in the French Open final held on Saturday.
Sharapova played almost flawlessly and won the match 6-3 6-2. Her Italian counterpart had almost no answer to the superb game play displayed by the Russian star.
The French Open title victory leads Maria Sharapova to return to the World number 1 ranking.
Besides the French Open, the Russian tennis star has 3 other Grand Slam titles under her belt. This French Open victory becomes her first clay court category Grand Slam.
Sharapova joined 9 other women tennis stars to have won 4 Grand Slam titles including the Australian Open, US Open, Wimbeldon and the French Open. She joins the list with other notable names of Serena Williams, Steffi Graff, Martina Navratilova and other 6 tennis stars.