Stunning Comeback of Maria Sharapova As She Beats Simona Halep In US Open First Round


Stunning Comeback of Maria Sharapova As She Beats Simona Halep In US Open First Round

A Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova made a great comeback to Grand Slam action by beating up Romanian tennis player Simona Halep at the US Open 2017.

The 30-year-old 2006 champion Maria Sharapova beats world number two Simona Halep in three sets 6-4 4-6 6-3 in front of a sell-out night session crowd of almost 24,000 people in New York.

The 2006 champion Maria Sharapova beat world number two Simona Halep in US Open 2017

The 2006 champion Maria Sharapova beat world number two Simona Halep in US Open 2017

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The former world champion Sharapova who came back after serving a 15-month doping suspension, needed a wildcard to enter the main draw as she is ranked 146th.And when her name was drawn alongside Halep's in the first round it set up a contest that felt more like a Grand Slam finalizer than the opener.

After the dramatic win, Sharapova, who now has a 7-0 record against Romania's Halep said;

"You never know what you're going to feel until you win that match point, but everything you go through is worth it for this moment."

"You sometimes wonder why you put in all the work, and this is exactly why."

Watch Video: Sharapova's match point against No.2 seed Halep

Sharapova will face with Hungary's Timea Babos, and the world number 59, in round two on Wednesday.

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