Last Updated on January 20, 2019
The 30th racket of the world, Russian Maria Sharapova, lost in three sets to Australian Ashleigh Barty, who ranks 15th in the WTA ranking, with 6/4, 1/6, 4/6 in the fourth round of the Australian Open.
The match lasted 2 hours and 22 minutes. During this time, the 31-year-old Sharapova completed two aces, made a mistake ten times when serving and sold two break points, and the 22-year-old Barty filed six times, made four double mistakes and made four breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Russians. In the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Barty will fight with Czech Petra Kvitova.