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Maria Sharapova explained the defeat in the third round of the tournament series Premier 5 in Beijing with prize Fund of $6.3 million from Simona Halep incredible game rival. However, the Russian woman, she said, acted not as effective as in previous matches.
“To begin with, she spent an incredible match – it was probably her best game in our personal meetings. And I played not very much. Couldn’t see very well the ball. Moved as good as in previous matches. Simon played very stable, almost not mistaken, was served with a high percentage of hitting the first ball. She did everything right”, — quotes Sharapova Sports.ru.
She has lost the second racket of the world with a big score 2:6, 2:6. The meeting lasted 1 hour 12 minutes. During this time, Sharapova completed 2 ACE, made 5 double faults and implemented 1 break point 2, five times having his serve .