Mary Arapovite: Alexey kudenko/ RIA Novosti
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova lost to compatriot Vitalia diatchenko in the first round match of Wimbledon. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The match took place on Tuesday evening, July 3, and ended with the score 7:6 (7:3), 6:7 (3:7), 4:6. The match lasted 3 hours and 7 minutes.
In the next round, diatchenko, who is ranked 132-th place in the rating of Female tennis Association (WTA), will play with American Sofia Kenin, who defeated earlier Greek Maria Zaccari. Also at Wimbledon are Russians Anna Blinkova, Evgeniya Rodina, Ekaterina Makarova, Darya Kasatkina.
Sharapova takes the 22nd place in the WTA rankings. In June, she reached the quarterfinals of the “Roland Garros”, where he lost Garbinie the Spaniard Muguruza. During the tournament play with a Russian woman refused Serena Williams.
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