Sharapova and Kerber advance in Paris

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Updated: January 29, 2014

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Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber were among the second-round winners Wednesday at the GDF Suez Open in Paris.

The top-seeded Sharapova  disposed of Slovakia’s Daniela Hantuchova 6-0, 6-1, while the fourth-seeded Kerber defeated Klara Zakopalova 6-2, 7-5.

WEDNESDAY’S SECOND ROUND MATCHES

Maria Sharapova (1) def. Daniela Hantuchova, 6-0, 6-1
Angelique Kerber (4) def. Klara Zakopalova, 6-2, 7-5
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova def. Cara Suarez Navarro (7), 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

WEDNESDAY’S FIRST ROUND MATCHES

Kristina Mladenovic def. Simona Halep (5), 7-6 (7-1), 6-4
Elina Svitolina def. Roberta Vinci (6), 6-3, 0-6, 7-5
Kirsten Flipkens (8) def. Mona Barthel, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Galina Voskoboeva def. Stefanie Voegele, 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3)