It was no coincidence on Thursday that when it became certain that Maria Sharapova was back as world number one, there was general satisfaction within the WTA and in women's tennis in general.
Russia's Maria Sharapova hits a return to Italy's Sara Errani during their final French Open match. Sharapova won 6-3, 6-2 to complete the career Grand Slam.
The Russian is unmistakenly the sport's glamour girl, it's biggest draw and, in a hugely competitive market a valuable motor and spearhead for all concerned.
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