Sharapova Knocked Out Of US Open By Latvia's Sevastova

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Maria Sharapova's remarkable run at the US Open is over.

Wimbledon was Stephens' first tournament in 11 months following a foot injury and subsequent surgery in January. She owns seven Grand Slam titles, including two in NY in 2000 and 2001.

Standing just 170cm, Schwartzman is the shortest grand slam quarter-finalist since Peruvian Jaime Yzaga, who was the same height, made the last eight in NY in 1994, according to ATP officials. "But, I mean, reflecting back on the week, I can be happy". "You know, it's another life-changing event for me".

"I completely understand the business side of things and everything, but someone who comes back from a drug sentence, performance-enhancing drugs, and then all of the sudden gets to play every single match on centre court, I think that's a questionable thing to do", said the Dane.

She added: 'I think I allowed the match to become physical. "It helped me a lot because I knew I could play well here".

"I think there are a lot of positives". The 27-year-old Latvian hit some attractive sliced backhands, played some killing drop shots and moved across the court with elegant ease. After about an 18-month absence to heal her body and clear her mind, she mounted a comeback.

That's bad news for underpowered Sevastova, who can expect Sharapova to jump all over her second serve and any ball she leaves short. Just competing, being in that competitive environment.

The daughter of an English teacher is fluent in shifting speeds, while Sharapova speaks primarily raw power.

Sharapova smacked a forehand victor to force deuce trailing 5-2 in the third set as Sevastova's nerves kicked in.

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The 16th-seeded Latvian blended defense, finesse and a flair for daring drop shots and shrewd angles to unsettle the former world No. 1.

Sharapova played all of her four matches in the 24,000-capacity arena including her first-round defeat of world number two Simona Halep.

For four matches in a row at this US Open, a player ranked 146 in the world has appeared exclusively on the main court, Arthur Ashe, while lamely protesting she would have happily played in the auto park. She prowled the Deco-Turf court, shrieking and screaming, "Come on", for a combined 7 hours, 44 minutes (two of her wins were three-setters) this week. Movement is a Sevastova strength and she used her ability to create angles on the run to start her comeback.

The victor plays either Maria Sharapova or Anastasija Sevastova.

Sharapova made 50 unforced errors and was unable to match her opponent's consistency.

Maria Sharapova reacts during her match against Sofia Kenin. "You can't replicate that anywhere, especially at a Grand Slam".

Rather than give herself a bit more margin and add more air to her shots, Sharapova stubbornly continued to bang away with flat strikes and escalating errors.

The US Tennis Association's decision was not met with universal approval. To start her NY stay, she beat second-seeded Simona Halep in the first round and followed through with wins over unseeded Timea Babos in three sets and fellow wild card Sofia Klein in straights.



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