Score, report, and key facts
Sharapova had a pretty good kick start of the set after breaking Kontaveit in the 1st game (1-0). Anyhow, that was not enough for the Russian to win the set because Anett managed to break back in the 2nd (1-1) game. The Russian maintained her focus to break Kontaveit in the 7th (4-3) game before winning the set (6-4).
Kontaveit conquered the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after conceding her serve in the 3rd (1-2) game, Anett broke back in the 4th (2-2) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set 6-3.
There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that Kontaveit conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).
After this match, the head to head between Kontaveit and Sharapova is 1-1.