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French Open 2012 Results: Maria Sharapova Moves On To Semifinals

The 2012 French Open quarterfinals finished up Wednesday afternoon with players on the men's and women's side headed to the semifinals later in the week. No 2 seeded Maria Sharapova ended the Cinderella run of No. 23 seeded Kaia Kanepi. Kanepi took out No. 9 seeded Caroline Wozniacki in the third round of the French Open.

No. 4 seeded Petra Kvitova held off an upset charge by Yaroslava Shvedova, defeating Shvedova in three sets.

No. 2 seeded Rafael Nadal took down No. 12 seeded Nicolas Almagro in three straight sets. Nadal needed a first-set tiebreak over Almagro, but finished up winning the final sets 6-2 and 6-3. No. 4 seeded Andy Murray was upset on Wednesday, losing to No. 6 seeded David Ferrer in four sets after a tiebreak in the second set.

You can see a complete scoreboard from the 2012 French Open here.

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