French Open 2014 Women's Semifinals: Sharapova vs. Bouchard Preview, Prediction

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French Open 2014 Women's Semifinals: Sharapova vs. Bouchard Preview, Prediction
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Maria Sharapova dropped the first set against Garbine Muguruza, battled to a 7-5 win in the second set and drubbed her in the third to advance to a fourth consecutive semifinal.

This 2014 French Open hasn't been the easiest for Sharapova, but she's showing that she can win in the face of adversity.

Eugenie Bouchard repelled Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro in three sets, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-5 to advance.

Bouchard was bumped from the second round of the French a year ago by, you guessed it, Sharapova, and now finds herself just one match away from the final. In her way is a woman at the top of her game who looking for her second French Open title and a third straight trip to the finals.

It's a battle between the 20-year-old upstart and the woman who has the career Grand Slam in her pocket. Read on to see how these two should fare against each other.

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