Lauren Davis of Gates Mills tops sixth-seed Christina McHale at Strasbourg tennis tourney
Lauren Davis returns the ball to Christina McHale during their second round match in the 2012 French Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Top seeds fall early in Strasbourg
Top-seeded Marion Bartoli and No. 2 Tamira Paszek were eliminated from the first round of the Strasbourg International on Tuesday.
The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2013 - Day Three
MAY 14: Karin Knapp of Italy plays a forehand against Christina Mchale of the USA in their first round match during day three of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2013 at the Foro Italico Tennis Centre on May 14, 2013 in Rome, Italy.
Mutua Madrid Open - Day Four
MAY 07: Maria Sharapova of Russia in action against Christina McHale of USA during day four of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 7, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.
Serena, Sharapova reach third round in Madrid
Reigning champion Serena Williams and former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova were among Tuesday's second-round victors at the $4 million Madrid Open.
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Sharapova wins Madrid opener
The former world No. 1 and reigning French Open champion stayed hot by handling Romanian Alexandra Dulgheru 7-5, 6-2 on the clay courts at The Magic Box.
Tennis - Sharapova wins Madrid opener
The Russian eased to a 7-5 6-2 victory against her Romanian opponent, ranked 334th in the world, to reach the second round where she will play American world number 55 Christina McHale, who beat Shuai Peng of China, on the clay.