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Liveblog: Sharapova vs Halep in French Open final

Text by Peter BERLIN

Latest update : 2014-06-07

It's a hot heavy day in Paris as Maria Sharapova, the experienced Russian veteran, takes on Simona Halep, a Romanian who is the new kid on the tennis block.

Yet Sharapova has looked anything but the Ice Queen of the court as she has struggled through a series of tough battles to the final. Halep, in contrast, has not dropped a set as she has hustled and bashed her way to her first Grand Slam final

Halep is seeded above Sharapova; but a victory for the energetic Romanian would still be an upset.

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Date created : 2014-06-07

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