Maria Sharapova wins French Open tennis final

Maria Sharapova is currently ranked 7th in the world. Credit: PA

Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title with a 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 win against Romania's Simona Halep in the final at Roland Garros.

It is the 27-year-old Russian player's fifth Grand Slams success, and the first time she has won a Grand Slam twice.