Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova lost to the representative of Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova in the match of the 4th round of the US Open championship (US Open) and left the tournament. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The meeting was held on Sunday, 3 September, and ended with the victory of Sevastopol in three sets— 5:7, 6:4, 6:2. The rivals have met on the court 2 hours and 16 minutes.
Sevastova advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open and will play American Sloane Stephens, appeared stronger German Julia Gerges. Sharapova got to the tournament and get a wild card (special invitation) organizers.
30-year-old Sharapova, a five-time winner of the tournament series “Grand slam”. The Russian won the U.S. Open in 2006.
The US Open is held in new York from 28 August to 9 September. The total prize Fund of the competition is 50.4 million dollars.