Sharapova beats Na Li to reach the semifinal in Madrid

Good match for Maria Sharapova that has defeated world no.2 Na Li in a tough 3 setter. Maria dropped the first set badly to lose 11 consecutive points. Situation got even worse for Maria that was 1 break down in the second set. Then the Russian Beauty found her tennis to crawl back in the match and win the second set at the breaker. In the third set Maria stepped up to break Na Li 3 times and win 6-3.

Once again Maria has conceded to many points on her serve (7 double faults), but eventually she has to be happy to win this match scoring the same amount of points as Na Li (93 each). Match Stats

This is Maria’s 9th consecutive win on the dirt after winning Stuttgart.

Next vs. Radwanska

Maria will play Radwanska in the semifinal. Head to head is 9-2 for Maria, 3-0 on clay.