Tennis: Serena Williams' path to the 2013 French Open title

Serena Williams' path to the French Open title which she won on Saturday by beating Maria Sharapova in the final (x denotes seeded player):

Serena Williams (USA x1)

1st rd: bt Anna Tatishvili (GEO) 6-0, 6-1

2nd rd: bt Caroline Garcia (FRA) 6-1, 6-2

3rd rd: bt Sorana Cirstea (ROM x26) 6-0, 6-2

4th rd: bt Roberta Vinci (ITA x15) 6-1, 6-3

QF: bt Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3

SF: bt Sara Errani (ITA x5) 6-0, 6-1

F: bt Maria Sharapova (RUSx2) 6-4, 6-4

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