Sharapova to take on Serena in final

May 12, 2013, 01:50 IST | IANS

Maria Sharapova will face Serena Williams in today's final of the Madrid Open after the Russian trounced Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-3 in Saturday's semi-final.

Sharapova, seeking her third title of the year, took just 77 minutes to overwhelm the Serbian 16th seed. Williams, the top seed for the $5.1 million WTA event, earned her spot in the final with a 7-5, 6-2 defeat of Italy’s seventh seed Sara Errani.

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