Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova posted a solid straight-set win Wednesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
World No. 1 Serena Williams swept to a second-round win Tuesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
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World No. 1 Serena Williams, citing a lower back injury, withdrew Wednesday from the WTA's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
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World No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka on Tuesday withdrew from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships due to injury.
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World No. 2 Maria Sharapova lost her first games of the 2013 Australian Open Friday but gained the fourth round with a straight-set win over Venus Williams.
World No. 2-ranked Maria Sharapova Wednesday posted her second consecutive 6-0, 6-0 win in moving to the third round of the Australian Open.
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