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French Open 2012 Results: Maria Sharapova Wins Women's Final, Completes Career Grand Slam

The No. 2 seed in the 2012 French Open women's draw, Maria Sharapova, defeated No. 21 seed Sara Errani on Saturday 6-3, 6-2 to capture her first French Open crown.

Sharapova was playing in the finals for the third time in her last four grand slam events, and the win at the French Open completes the career grand slam for her. The victory was Sharapova's first grand slam championship since the 2008 Australian Open.

Sharapova made quick work of Errani, winning in just 89 minutes. Sharapova dominated Errani on the the Italian's second serve, winning 70 percent of the points, and the Russian also won more than half of all return points. Errani was playing in her first ever grand slam singles final.

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