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Sharapova could not with Kerber and says goodbye to Mallorca

Sharapova could not with Kerber and says goodbye to Mallorca

German Angelique Kerber, number one seed and great favorite in the Mallorca tournament, has qualified for the quarterfinals by defeating Russian María Sharapova 6-2 and 6-3, in a duel between two former world tennis number one.

After an hour and a half of high-altitude tennis and scorching heat on the grass center court, Kerber and Sharapova they offered a vibrant match to the spectators who filled the stands of the ‘Santa Ponça Country’.

The Russian, after being out for four months due to a right shoulder injury, showed that she still has to regain her best feelings to face important rivals, such as the German, reigning Wimbledon champion.

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After defeating the Slovakian Victoria Kuzmova, Sharapova He faced his second game in Mallorca against Kerber, who is in top form and who had the support of the members of the German colony residing on the island.

The German tennis player broke the Russian’s serve twice in the first set, which she resolved 6-2 in forty minutes.

His rival made numerous unforced errors in the second set, which followed the same trend as the first, despite the fact that with 5-2 on the scoreboard in favor of Kerber, Sharapova he broke his rival’s serve for the first and only time.

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He was unable, however, to keep his in the next game and lost the set 6-3.

Kerber will face the winner of the match between the Spanish Paula Badosa and the French Caroline García in the quarterfinals. EFE

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