Maria Sharapova, a tournament wildcard at the Tianjin Open, has finally won her first WTA title after beating Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka to win the competition at 7-5 7-6 (10-8) in a straight-sets victory last Sunday.
Maria, a five-time grand slam champion, is making her comeback known after returning in April from her infamous drugs ban.
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In the meatime, Roger Federer overpowered world No.1 Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters also last Sunday. This is Roger’s fourth victory over his Spanish counterpart in 2017.
Glad you’re back Maria!
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