Sharapova into last 16 at French Open

Second seed Maria Sharapova defeats compatriot Alla Kudryavtseva in straight sets to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros.

sports Updated: Jun 02, 2007 17:55 IST

Second seed Maria Sharapova reached the last 16 of the French Open on Saturday by defeating Russian compatriot Alla Kudryavtseva 6-1, 6-4.

Sharapova will play either Patty Schnyder of Switzerland or Karin Knapp of Italy for a place in the quarter-finals.

First Published: Jun 02, 2007 16:03 IST