Maria Sharapova began Act II of her storied career on Monday when she shrieked her way into the second round of the French Open with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Anastasiya Yakimova of Belarus.
Twelve months after competing in Paris as the world number one, the Russian turned up ranked 102nd as she is on a comeback trail following a nine-month layoff with a career-threatening shoulder injury.
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