US Open: Maria Sharapova defeats number 2 player Simona Halep

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Tennis Champion Maria Sharapova defeated number 2 player Simona Halep at the U.S. Open tournament that took place on Monday.  After the doping ban, she clinched the first grand slam match against the opponent player.

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Sharapova showcased outstanding performance on Monday that helped her to beat 2-seeded Simona Halep by 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Monday night. This won helped her to enter the second round of game.

“This girl has a lot of grit and she’s not going anywhere,” Sharapova stated.

Sharapova represented some tiredness that couldn’t help her to win five matches in a row. Though, Sharapova salvages control by taking a lead by 3-0 against the opponent player. She had put her best efforts in the game to bully two-time French Open runner-up Halep.

Sharapova had not played at a Grand Slam tournament since January 2016, when she tested positive for the newly banned heart drug meldonium during the Australian Open. It was as if every one of Sharapova’s winners — and she compiled 60, 45 more than Halep — was her way of declaring, “I’m back!”

Image result for US Open: Maria Sharapova defeats number 2 player Simona Halep “I just thought that was another day, another opportunity, another match,” Sharapova affirmed. “But this was so much more. I tried not to think about it.” she added.

In April, Maria Sharapova was permitted back on the tournament but she was refused to be given a wild-card call for the French Open in May. On the other hand, U.S. Tennis Association issued a wild card entry to Sharapova.

Image result for US Open: Maria Sharapova defeats number 2 player Simona HalepThe game was extremely enjoyable and high-class one. Maria Sharapova on Monday hit cutting shots over opponent player.

Earlier, the duo faced each other in a Grand Slam tournament where Sharapova defeated Halep in the 2014 French Open final.

In the second set, Sharapova take a lead by 4-1 against Halep and she clinched a break point in the game that helped her to take lead by 5-1. Halep lost the game over Sharapova.

Image result for US Open: Maria Sharapova defeats number 2 player Simona Halep “I don’t take anything for granted,” Konta stated  “I think it would be quite obnoxious of me to come in here expecting I have a right to be in second week.” she said.

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On the other hand, 13th-seeded Jack Sock of the United States lost the game by 6-2, 7-6 (12), 1-6, 5-7, 6-4 against 73rd-ranked Jordan Thompson of Australia.

 

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