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Sharapova shakes off 35 errors

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Maria Sharapova recovered from the longest, hottest match of her career to beat Alize Cornet, 6-1, 7-6 (6), Friday and reached the fourth round of the Australian Open. Her third-round match was played in high humidity, but in temperatures of about 72 degrees, considerably cooler than the scorching 108-degree conditions she endured for three hours, 28 minutes in her second-round win over Karin Knapp two days previously. That preceded the first match ...

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