Maria Sharapova has steely will to upset unseeded Serena Williams | Kevin Mitchell

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Rivalry will step up another notch in the last 16, with Sharapova out to end a run of 18 defeats and the American motivated by a book of ‘hearsay’

Thunder and lightning are expected to light up Court Philippe Chatrier on Monday, and that’s only the weather forecast. After the deluge of words that accompanied the most anticipated collision of this French Open there is a gathering conviction here that Maria Sharapova will emerge from her fourth-round match on Monday celebrating her first win over Serena Williams in 19 matches, leavened only by the obligatory nod of consolation.

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Written by Kevin Mitchell at Roland Garros
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