Sharapova advances to Australian Open semis
The second-seeded Sharapova reached her 16th career Grand Slam semifinal in 66 minutes on Tuesday. She broke Makarova's serve five times and hit 22 winners.
Sharapova has dropped only nine games en route to the semifinals, including a pair of 6-0, 6-0 wins.
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