Huge a scare for Maria Sharapova.
The Russian Beauty was having a rather smooth match against world no. 57 Christina Mchale to win the opener 6-1. In the second set Maria didn’t manage to put any distance between her and the American to lose the second set 6-4. The big scare came in the decider as Maria was 1-4 down. At that point it was Christina to melt down just on the finishing line to lose 5 consecutive games (painful!). Sharapova finally won 6-1 4-6 6-4. Match Stats.
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