World No.1 was in great form as Guido Pella took just four games from him in their second-round clash.
Highlights: Sharapova vs Vekic
Maria Sharapova secured her third-round berth with a 7-5 6-4 victory over Donna Vekic.
- Rafa rampages into last 32
- © Philippe Montigny / FFTRG says au revoir to Shapo
Denis Shapovalov was a mix of the brilliant and banal as he lost to Maximilian Marterer in round two.
- ©Julien Crosnier / FFTHighlights: Halep vs Townsend
Simona Halep booked her spot in the third round with a comfortable victory over wildcard Taylor Townsend.