2012 French Open: Maria Sharapova Wins First French Open Title With 6-3, 6-2 Defeat Of Sara Errani

The 2012 French Open has crowned a champion on Saturday, and it is a first time winner. The No. 2 seed in the women's draw, Maria Sharapova, defeated No. 21 seed Sara Errani handily on Saturday 6-3, 6-2 to capture her first French Open title.

This was the third appearance for Sharapova in a final in her last four grand slam events. The victory at the French Open completes the career grand slam for her. It was also Sharapova's first grand slam championship since the 2008 Australian Open.

Sharapova made quick work of Errani, winning in just under 90 minutes. Sharapova dominated Errani on the the Italian's second serve, winning 70 percent of the points, and the Russian also won more than half of all return points. Errani was playing in her first ever grand slam singles final.

For a complete list of results from Roland Garros, check out this scoreboard.

For more on the 2012 French Open, stay tuned to this StoryStream on SB Nation DC. For all the latest tennis news, make sure to stop by the SB Nation Tennis Hub Page for complete coverage from Roland Garros.

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