13:52 GMT +321 July 2019
Listen Live
    Maria Sharapova

    Maria Sharapova Reaches 4th Round at French Open

    © Sputnik / Anton Denisov
    Sport
    Get short URL
    150

    Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has reached the fourth round of the French Open. In the third round, she did not experience any problems against Karolina Pliskova.

    Sharapova had defeated Pliskova, and it took her only 59 minutes to do so. During this time, Maria made three aces,  five double mistakes and executed five breakpoints out of 10.

    READ MORE: Has Sharapova Been Thinking About the End of Her Career?

    Maria Sharapova, who  won two of her five majors at Roland Garros, could face Serena Williams, which would be their 22nd career meeting.

    Earlier, Sharapova tested positive for meldonium and was disqualified in January 2016, during the Australian Open, for two years.

    Sharapova became No. 1 in the world for the first time in 2005 at the age of 18. She has 36 singles titles and five Grand Slam titles — two at the French Open and one each at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open — and is currently ranked third, just behind Serena and Venus Williams.

    Related:

    India Police Launch Probe Into Fraud Case Involving Tennis Star Sharapova
    Tennis Star Maria Sharapova in Hot Water Over Delhi Housing Scam
    Tags:
    French Open, Maria Sharapova, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik