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Maria Sharapova pushed to No.2

It could have been curtains for Maria Sharapova in round no. 2 itself, there at Melbourne Park yesterday.

She had been pushed right to the walls by her compatriot Alexandra Panova.

Sharapova had got into a situation where she had a couple of match points to save in the third set.

Thankfully, she lifted her game just in time and bagged a few key points there to break her opponent twice and avoid what could have been a big embarrassment.

To come into the tournament as frontrunner and then, to go down to a player holding the 150th position in the world rankings, it would have been devastating for Sharapova. Read more »

Maria Sharapova vs Mary Pierce 2004 US Open Highlights

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