Updated: Thursday, 05 June 2014 23:49 | By Agence France-Presse

Sharapova reaches French Open final

Maria Sharapova of Russia reached the French Open final for the third straight year at Roland Garros on Thursday, defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.

Sharapova reaches French Open final

Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball to Canada's Eugenie Bouchard during their French Open semi-final at the Roland Garros in Paris on June 5, 2014 - by Miguel Medina

On Saturday the seventh seed will take on the winner of the other semi-final opposing fourth seed Simona Halep of Romania and Andrea Petkovic of Germany.

Sharapova won the French Open in 2012 and lost to Serena Williams in last year's final.

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