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French Open Results 2012: Maria Sharapova, Sara Errani Advance To Finals

While the semifinals on the men's side have yet to be played, the women's championship match was determined on Thursday at Roland Garros. No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova advanced in straight sets -- 6-3, 6-3 -- over No. 4 Petra Kvitova to earn a spot in the finals. Sharapova also managed to regain the No. 1 ranking in the world.

Related: French Open Results: Sara Errani Defeats Sam Stosur To Make First Major Final

Sharapova's opponent is No. 21 Sara Errani, who advanced with a tough three-set win over No. 6 Samantha Stosur. The final match is scheduled for Saturday, June 9.

The men's semifinal round will take place on Friday, June 8.

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