Sharapova won hard in the second round of the US Open 0

Sharapova won hard in the second round of the US Open 0

The Russian fifth seed had to come from behind to overcome Romanian player ranked 95th in the world Alexandra Dulgheru with a score of 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, on the evening of August 27 (morning of August 28 according to

Sharapova is becoming stronger and stronger.

In previous years Maria Sharapova rarely won after being down a set.

In the second round match at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Sharapova made nine double faults on serve and 46 unforced errors.

However, Sharapova later proved the bravery of a player who currently owns five Grand Slam titles, including the 2006 US Open championship. The defending French Open champion won two sets with a score of 6.

Sharapova won hard in the second round of the US Open

Sharapova 2-1 Dulgheru

`We both had to go through a match that lasted from when it was sunny until the stadium was lit. She was a difficult opponent, and I was pleased to be able to overcome the difficult match today.`

In the third round, Sharapova will compete with German No. 26 seed Sabine Lisicki or American tennis player Madison Brengle, playing on an invitation ticket.

Meanwhile, 19th seed Venus Williams won two straight sets with a score of 6-1, 6-4 against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland to win a ticket to the third round.

Romanian number two seed Simona Halep also needed less than an hour to complete her victory in the second round with a result of 6-2, 6-1 against Jana Cepelova of Slovakia.

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki won a ticket to the third round of the US Open for the second year in a row, after a 6-3, 6-4 victory over qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich, Belarusian opponent.

Sharapova won hard in the second round of the US Open

Wozniacki is trying to forget his sad love affair with golfer Rory McIlory to focus on playing.

Ninth seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia also passed the second round of the US Open for the fifth consecutive time, defeating Tsvetana Pironkova with a score of 7-5, 6-4.

Meanwhile, Chinese player Peng Shuai, currently ranked 59th in the world, caused a surprise in the second round when he eliminated Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska with a score of 6-3, 6-4.

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