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Maria Sharapova responded to the objections of a number of players due to the fact that she received a special invitation (wild card) at the US Open, which has already reached the third round. The Russian insists that to criticize her is incorrect, because the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) had already ruled on her melidoniou.
“I think my game in the first round leaves no questions. Fans do me amazing support and this is a very special feeling. I felt their support when not played. And feel it when you return. This is a special sense”, — quotes Sharapova Sports.ru.
This US Open Sharapova already had two trehsetovom match. In the first circle it in 2 hours 42 minutes to beat the second racket of the world Romanian Simon Halep— 6:4, 4:6, 6:3. In the second round, the Russian was held, Timea Babos from Hungary— 6:7 (4:7), 6:4, 6:1. The meeting lasted 2 hours and 19 minutes . Next opponent Sharapova will be 18-year-old native of Moscow, Sofia Kenin, representing the United States.