Sharapova cruises into 2017 Tianjin Open quarterfinals with another straight sets win

Sharapova cruises into 2017 Tianjin Open quarterfinals with another straight sets win

WAAR-DUHOK:

 

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova entered the quarterfinals round of the 2017 Tianjin Open tournament in China following her straight sets victory over Poland’s Magda Linette in the second round match on Thursday.

The match, which lasted for one hour and 39 minutes ended with the Russian player’s victory over her Polish opponent.

The first set against Linette was a tough task for Sharapova, but the five-time Grand Slam champion managed to edge over the Polish player and then picked up her momentum in the second set, to book her third quarterfinal this year.

“We did a really good job of holding serve in the first set,” the official website of the WTA (Women Tennis Association) quoted Sharapova as saying after the match.

 

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