Shara­pova Sails By Begu

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TIAN­JIN (Dis­patches) - Five-time Grand Slam cham­pion Maria Shara­pova got off to a fly­ing start at the Tian­jin Open on Wednesday, as she raced past No.9 seed Irina-Camelia Begu in her opening match, by the score of 6-4, 6-2.

The for­mer World No.1 had won both of her pre­vi­ous meet­ings with Begu in straight sets, and con­tin­ued her head-to-head dom­i­nance of the Ro­ma­nian in the first round in Tian­jin, which fi­nally be­gan after rain washed out play on Tues­day.

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