2014 French Open Women's Semifinals: Sharapova Defeats Bouchard, Advance to Championship Round [PHOTOS]
By James Patrick Quizon | June 6, 2014 2:06 AM EST
Russian Maria Sharapova lost the first set and her serve got broken twice in the second but nonetheless pulled off the stirring three-set win over Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the first semifinal of the women's singles of the 2014 French Open.
The 7th seed Sharapova awaits the winner of the Simona Halep (Romania) vs. Andrea Petkovic (Germany) match-up in the other final four match.
The 27-year-old Russian won the Grand Slam in Paris in 2012 and is aiming for her fifth overall majors championship.
View the slideshow to view more images from the Sharapova-Bouchard semifinals match.
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