US Open: Russian shuttler Maria Sharapova eliminated from fourth round


New York: Russian professional tennis player Maria Sharapova on Sunday knocked out of the US Open as she was defeated by Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova by 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to advance the Flushing Meadows quarter-finals.

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Following coming back from doping ban, 16th-seeded Sharapova attracted public with commencing round of Romanian shuttler Simona Halep and controlled centre stage right until the last in Arthur Ashe Stadium court.

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Sharapova also conveyed that it’s really great ride in the previous week, flaking loss it’s a quick rotate to reproduce positives that occurred in the previous nine days. Following deprived of straight entry into the French Open and afterward required to out of Wimbledon succeed due to grievance, Sharapova given wildcard for the US Open.

Sharapova had not delivered broadened extends of splendid tennis but rather her notoriety for being one of tennis’ incredible battlers remained a consistent. There were few break risks in the opening set however Sharapova could change over the two displayed to her to take a one-set lead, securing it with a thundering expert that a level footed Sevastova could just watch.

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It was the primary set surrendered by Sevastova yet the feisty 27-year-old was undaunted, hitting back with an early break in the second and fending off three break chances from Sharapova to level the challenge.

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Sevastova was talented a tear to open the third when Sharapova twofold blamed and the shaken Russian was broken again as the Latvian charged to 3-0 lead. Sharapova, ever the warrior, crushed spirit and held to slice the shortage to 3-2, returning the weight on her rival.