Nancy Sharapova wins first match in the united states since 2015

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Maria Sharapova played her first WTA match in the USA given that 2015 Wild-card entrant beat Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 in Financial institution of the West Classic Russian acquired served a 15-month ban right after testing positive for newly prohibited drug

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Associated Press Reporter


Published:
07: 05 BST, 1 August 2017

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Updated:
07: 05 BST, 1 August 2017

Maria Sharapova played the girl first WTA match in the particular United States since 2015 plus beat Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 on Monday night within the opening round of the particular Bank of the West Traditional.

Sharapova, a wild-card entrant plus five-time Grand Slam champion, gained the opening four games associated with the match, lost the very first three of the second established and cruised in the 3rd.

‘I feel like I simply wish to hug everyone and thank you, ‘ Sharapova said in a good on-court interview.  

Maria Sharapova won her first WTA match in the United States since 2015 on Monday night

Maria Sharapova won her first WTA match in the United Says since 2015 on Monday night

‘It’s my first match in the us within a really long time, plus it’s the closest thing in order to home for me personally. ‘

Sharapova served the 15-month ban after testing optimistic for a newly banned medication at the 2016 Australian Open up. She returned in April plus played in three tournaments, yet missed Wimbledon because of a personal injury.

Top-seeded and reigning Wimbledon champ Garbine Muguruza will play 17-year-old American Kayla Day, a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Japanese experienced Misaki Doi.

Ana Konjuh, the particular Number 5 seed from Croatia, won 6-3, 1-0 after Brand new Zealand qualifier

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