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ASSOCIATED PRESS Maria Sharapova celebrates her 6-3, 6-3 semifinal win over Petra Kvitova at the French Open. Sharapova returned to the top of the world rankings with the victory.

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Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his quarter final match against Nicolas Almagro at the French Open atRoland Garros stadium in Paris on Wednesday June 6, 2012. Nadal won in three sets: 7-6, 6-2, 6-3. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Roger Federer defeated Nicolas Mahut the French Open in Roland Garros stadium in Paris on Friday June 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

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Venus Williams was bounced by Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets in the French Open. On Tuesday, sister Serena was eliminated in the first round for the first time in a Grand Slam tournament. (Associated Press)

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associated press Serena Williams was down, then out of her match against Virginie Razzano after dropping a three-set decision in the French Open. Williams, who was seeking her 14th major title, had been 46-0 in first-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments before Tuesday's upset.

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Novak Djokovic hasn't lost a Grand Slam match since falling in the 2011 semifinal at the French Open. He's looking for his fourth straight major tennis tournament win in this year's French Open. (AP Photo/Bertrand Combaldieu)

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Venus and Serena Williams will play at the French Open, a year after neither sister went with health problems. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Rafael Nadal lifts his trophy after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer (right) in the men's final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium in Paris on Sunday, June 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer during the men's final match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 5, 2011, in Paris. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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China's Li Na returns the ball to Italy's Francesca Schiavone during their women's final match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 4, 2011, in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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Clad in their respective national flags, the two finalists of the women's singles Francesca Schiavone of Italy, left, and Li Na of China, right, pose with the trophy one day before the women's final during a photo opportunity at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts as he plays Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their semi final match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday June 3, 2011. Federer won 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6.(AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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Novak Djokovic celebrates his win over Richard Gasquet during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, May 29, 2011. No. 2 Djokovic will play No. 3 Roger Federer in the semifinal match Friday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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Caroline Wozniacki returns against Daniela Hantuchova on May 27, 2011, in a third-round match in the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. (Associated Press)

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