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If the upcoming French Open showdown between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova provides any of the sort of animus and back-and-forth they manage to stir up away from the court, look out.During a news conference after both won Saturday to set up the longtime rivals' fourth-round matchup at Roland Garros, Williams criticized Sharapova's autobiography as "hearsay" and twice brought up the Russian's 15-month doping ban.Sharapova advanced with a similarly lopsided win, 6-2, 6-1 against 2016 U.S. Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova.Now comes the drama: Williams vs. Sharapova on Monday with a quarterfinal spot at stake.Williams has won the French Open three times, Sharapova twice.The last time Sharapova beat Williams was in 2004 .Williams was asked about Sharapova's book, which was published last year.Seconds later, Williams made reference to Sharapova's "incident of drugs".This is Williams' first Grand Slam tournament since January 2017, when she won the Australian Open while pregnant.
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