|2nd RND||beat||Eugenie Bouchard||CAN||6-2 6-0|
|3rd RND||beat||Elena Vesnina||RUS||6-4 6-2|
|4th RND||beat||Klara Zakopalova||CZE||6-2 6-2|
|QF||beat||Sara Errani||ITA||7-5 7-5|
|SF||beat||Jelena Jankovic||SRB||6-2 6-1|
|FINAL||lost||Serena Williams||USA-||6-4 3-6 0-6|
Posted on 30 march 2013
Maria kan Williams 1 1/2 set bijbenen.
30 maart 2013. Maria verliezend finalist in Miami.
Posted on 26 march 2013
Maria zonder setverlies naar kwartfinale Sony Open Tennis.
Maria defeated No.21 seed Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-2 6-2 in an hour and 20 minutes to advance to the quarters of the Sony Open Tennis in Miami.
In the first set, Maria broke Zakopalova’s serve twice for a 4-1 lead. In the next game Zakopalova got a break back. Maria won the next two games as she took the set 6-2. The second set followed a similar pattern and Maria hit a backhand winner to book her spot in the quarters.
In the quarters to be played on Wednesday, Maria will play No.7 seed Sara Errani of Italy. Maria has played Errani three times before and leads the series 3-0, here are the matches they have played against each other:
2012 Roland Garros Final: Maria won 6-3 6-2
2012 WTA Championships Round Robin: Maria won 6-3 6-2
2013 Indian Wells Quarter-final: Maria won 7-6 6-2
25 maart 2013. Maria zonder kleerscheuren naar kwartfinale.
Posted on 22 march 2013
Maria wint haar 11e wedstrijd op rij.
Maria won eleven games in a row to defeat Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in the second round of the Sony Open Tennis in Miami. Maria won 6-2 6-0 in 57 minutes.
Maria came from 2-1 down in the first set to take the next five games including two breaks of serve to love to take the first set 6-2 in 30 minutes.
At 15-40 on Bouchard’s serve in the first game in the second set there was a short delay as the lights went out all over the tournament complex. When play resumed Maria continued her form from the first set by breaking Bouchard’s serve in the first game with a forehand crosscourt winner and took the five remaining games and won match point on an unreturnable big serve.
In Sunday’s third round match, Maria will play No.29 seed Elena Vesnina of Russia. Maria has played the 26-year-old twice before and the series is tied 1-1, here are the matches they have played against each other:
2008 Australian Open R3: Maria won 6-3 6-0
2010 Beijing R2: Vesnina won 7-6 6-2
22 maart 2013. Maria wint in 2 sets van Eugenie Bouchard.
Top 5 seeded players for Miami are:
1. Serena Williams USA
2. Maria Sharapova RUS
3. Victoria Azarenka BLR
4. Agnieszka Radwanska POL
5. Na Li CHN
Maria gefotografeerd tijdens de players party in Miami.