Top players advance to semi-finals at French Open 2012

 Maria Sharapova with her beautiful smile to the crowd after making to the semi-finals. (Getty)

 Samantha Stosur waving to the crowd after making to the semi-finals. (AP)

 Petra Kvitova making it to the semi-finals. (Getty)

Maria Sharapova storms into semi-finals at the French Open 2012 after an interesting battle with Klara Zakopalova. The latter who ousted former World Number One champion Caroline Wozniacki played well especially at the first two games but later on Maria Sharapova picked up and continue to win the match 6-2, 6-3. Now Maria Sharapova can be the new World Number One if she won the title.

Current World Number One Victoria Azarenka has already dropped out from the game. Making into the semi-finals we have the cool Samantha Stosur and Petra Kvitova. Both of them are solid players in the top rankings. Samantha Stosur won Dominika Cilbukova 6-4, 6-1 and Petra Kvitova won Yaroslava Shvedova 3-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Who will make it to the finals? Let's find it out soon at the semi-finals.