Sharapova failed to defend the title at Roland Garros, he knocked Safarova

Paris. Russian tennis player Maria Šarapovová neobáji last year’s title at the Grand Slam tournament Roland Garros. As attached to the two losing the clay Paris a Czech Lucie Safarova in straight sets 6: 7 (3), 4: 6th

“It’s a tough day for me, it is not easy to cope with this defeat,” said Russia for accredited media.

“Every year is different. The preparation on clay part of the season I have now started much later than in previous seasons. Throughout the duel today I could not get into the right rhythm. Safarova managed endings of sets better.” W / R16 exit #Sharapova fails to defend her RG title.Last player to successfully defend here: @Justine_Henin (’05 -’07) pic.twitter.com/2eCynN7xtm – Roland Garros (@rolandgarros) June 1, 2015

Russia during the whole match not found a recipe for great, playing an Thirteen and the tournament. He perfectly returnovala, Sharapova managed to push through the long rallies from the baseline and destroyed her winning forehand.

Safarova came into the match fearlessly and after a quick breakaway built a lead 3: 1. Russia has subsequently leveled at 3: 3 and forced a tie-break, but in a shortened game dominated Czech lefty. And gradually built up a lead 6: 1.

At the start of the second act Šafářová easy opportunity Sharapova rebounded to 3: 0thRussia in the next minutes leveled at 3: 3, only that conclusion, the Czech – in the tenth geme turned into the second ranked match point. Splicing of the match.

“already last year at the US Open I took place against Mary a very good match. It’s always a battle. It’s a great player. I knew that if I wanted to succeed, I have to play aggressive and fight for every ball.” He said in the first interview right on the court Safarova.

“In tajbrejku I was calm, I tried to go point by point. The audience were great, thank them for their support. Play on court Philippe Chatrier is a huge experience.”

In the Paris premiere quarterfinal encounter Spaniard Garbine Muguruzovú Blanco.He deployed as a Jednadvacítka consulted an Italian Flavio Pennetta in straight sets 6: 3, 6: 4th First set to #Muguruza 6-3 over #Pennetta. Is the Spanish No.2 on her way to a 2nd #RolandGarros QF? # RG15 pic.twitter.com/QvpBy9eiRG – Roland Garros (@rolandgarros) June 1, 2015

“I am very happy that I at my favorite Grand Slam in Paris managed to once again advance to the elite eight,” she said Spaniard immediately after the match.

“I did not get the beginnings of sets and then I had to catch up. In the quarterfinal I expect a difficult match,” she said.

q he refers to the highest seeded American Serena Williamsová.Against countrywoman Sloane Stephens lost the first set smoothly 1: 6, the other two but won 7: 5 and 6: 3rd

“It was a difficult duel because Sloane played very well. It was important that I was not in bad condition, I give up and fought for every ball. O my triumph chosen especially improved administration,” said Williams.

The balance of the 22-year-old Stephens adjusted to 5: 1. The fourth time she revanšovala for a loss of round Australian Open 2013. A follow up to the recent victory 6: 4, 6: 0 in Madrid.

Serena seeks its twenty Grand Slam singles trophy at the major professional arena.The single more titles have only Australian girl Margaret Court (24) and the Open Ere a German Steffi Grafová (22).

In the quarterfinal will be aug Seventeenth deployed an Italian Sara Erraniová after the triumph smooth 6: 2, 6: 2 over Nemko Julia Goerges.Roland Garros – eight women:

Lucie Šafářová (13-CR) – Maria Šarapovová (2-Rus.) 7: 6 (3), 6: 4

Garbine Muguruzová Blanco ( 21 def.) – Flavia Pennettová (28-Tal.) 6: 3, 6: 4

Sara Erraniová (17-Tal.) – Julia Görgesová (Nem.) 6: 2, 6: 2

Serena Williamsová (1-USA) – Sloane Stephensová (USA) 1: 6, 7: 5, 6: 3

Alison Van Uytvanck (Bel.) – Andrea Mitu (ROU .a) 6: 1, 6: 3

Timea Bacsinszká (23 def.) – Petra Kvitová (4-CR) 2: 6, 6: 0, 6: 3