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Russian Maria Sharapova reached the second round of the tournament the Women’s tennis Association (WTA) in Madrid. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
At the start of the tournament, Sharapova beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu with the score 6:4, 6:1. The meeting lasted 1 hour 23 minutes. In the second round Sharapova will meet Romanian Irina Begu.
This victory was the first for the team since January of 2018. The athlete then beat Latvia Anastasia Sevastova in the second round of the Australian Open, then lost four in a row.
March 16, Sharapova withdrew from the tournament in Miami. The week before the athlete has stopped cooperation with the Dutch coach Sven Grunwaldem. The player worked under his leadership in 2014.
30-year-old Sharapova, a five-time winner of the tournament series “Grand slam”. The tennis player also won a silver medal at the Olympic games in London.
Video, photo All from Russia.