– Russia’s Maria Sharapova earned a place in the 1/4 final of tennis tournament in Rome.
In the third round she defeated her compatriot Daria Gavrilova serving under the flag of Australia. The result of the match – 6:3, 6:4 in favor of Sharapova. The match lasted 1 hour and 38 minutes.
This was the third meeting between the rivals in official tournaments. Account wins now 2-1 in favor of Sharapova.
In the quarterfinals, Sharapova will play against the representative of Latvia Jelena Ostapenko, which previously have not met.
Sharapova is the only representative of Russia, to continue performance on tournament in Rome.
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