Maria Sharapova Reaches Cincinnati Quarter-Finals

Maria Sharapova defeated fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 7-6.

Updated: August 15, 2014 09:53 IST
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Maria Sharapova, from Russia, hits a forehand against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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Cincinnati: French Open champion Maria Sharapova booked her quarter-final berth at the Cincinnati ATP and WTA hardcourt tournament on Thursday with a straight-sets win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Fifth-seeded Sharapova needed one hour and 58 minutes to get past her fellow Russian 6-4, 7-6 (7/2).

She booked a last-eight showdown with second-seeded Romanian Simona Halep, a 6-4, 7-5 winner over Czech Lucie Safarova.

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