Tennis: Sharapova reaches Indian Wells final

Second seed Maria Sharapova reached the women's final at Indian Wells on Friday with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko.

Sharapova, seeking a first title since her 2012 French Open triumph gave her a career Grand Slam, will face former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark -- a 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 winner over Germany's Angelique Kerber.