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Williams, Sharapova cruise into third round in Qatar

Serena Williams of U.S returns the ball to Daria Gavrilova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Serena Williams of U.S returns the ball to Daria Gavrilova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Serena Williams of U.S returns the ball to Daria Gavrilova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Daria Gavrilova of Russia reacts after losing a point against Serena Williams of U.S during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Daria Gavrilova of Russia reacts after losing a point against Serena Williams of U.S during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Daria Gavrilova of Russia reacts after losing a point against Serena Williams of U.S during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts as she celebrates a point against Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts as she celebrates a point against Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts as she celebrates a point against Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Serena Williams of U.S reacts after defeating Daria Gavrilova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Serena Williams of U.S reacts after defeating Daria Gavrilova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Serena Williams of U.S reacts after defeating Daria Gavrilova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Daria Garilova of Russia returns the ball to Serena Williams of the U.S. during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Daria Garilova of Russia returns the ball to Serena Williams of the U.S. during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Daria Garilova of Russia returns the ball to Serena Williams of the U.S. during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball to Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball to Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball to Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Caroline Garcia of France serves the ball to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Caroline Garcia of France serves the ball to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Caroline Garcia of France serves the ball to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Caroline Garcia of France returns the ball to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Caroline Garcia of France returns the ball to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Caroline Garcia of France returns the ball to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return to Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return to Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return to Caroline Garcia of France during their women's match at the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha February 12, 2013. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad
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