Ekaterina Makarova v Maria Sharapova Live
In one of the semifinal match in the womens singles event Ekaterina Makarova of Russia will take on Maria Sharapova of Russia.
Ekaterina Makarova, 26, is the tenth seed in the competition. Her current ranking of ten is her highest in her career so far. She has won two WTA titles and three ITF titles so far. Her best performance in the Australian Open is the semifinal berth this year. In the French Open she has reached the fourth round in 2011, at the Wimbledon she reached the quarterfinals in 2014 and semifinals in the US Open in 2014.
Maria Sharapova, 27, the second seed is the current world number two. She was ranked one ten years ago in August 2005. She has won the Australian Open in 2008, the French Open 2012 and 2014, the Wimbledon in 2004 and the US Open in 2006. She has won the tour finals in 2004.
At the quarterfinals Ekaterina Makarova beat third seed Simona Halep of Romania in straight sets 6-4 6-0. In the other quarterfinals Maria Sharapova beat Eugenie Bouchard also in straight sets 6-3 6-2. The veteran Maria Sharapova should win this match and move on to the finals.
Tags: Ekaterina Makarova, Australian Open, Maria Sharapova
Posted: 29th January 2015
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