Shuai Peng v Maria Sharapova Live
In a fourth round womens singles match in the Australian Open 21st seed Peng Shui of China will take on second seed Maria Sharapova of Russia.
Peng Shui, 29, is currently ranked 22nd in the world. Her highest ranking ever was 14th in 2011. This is the second time that she has reached the fourth round in the Australian Open. She has reached the third round in the French Open twice, the fourth round in the Wimbledon three times and the semi-finals in the US Open last year.
In the first round she beat qualifier Tatjana Maria of Germany 6-4 6-5 in the second round she beat unseeded Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1 6-1, in the third round she beat Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-6 6-3.
In her first round match Maria Sharapova, 27, beat qualifier Petra Martic 6-4 6-1. In the second round she beat another qualifier Alenandra Panova of Russia 6-1 4-6 7-5. In the third round match she defeated Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 6-1 6-1.
Maria Sharapova struggled in the second round but came back strong in the third. If she carriers that form in this match then she should not have any problem in winning this one as well.
Tags: Australian Open, Peng Shui, Maria Sharapova
Posted: 25th January 2015
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