Sharapova lost to Williams in the first round of the US Open
The winner of US Open 2006 Maria Sharapova lost to Serena Williams in the first round of the US Open. American won with the score 1:6, 1:6, in the second round she will play against Katie McNally.
Through personal meetings tennis was 19:2 in favor of Williams. Sharapova has twice won the 2004 Wimbledon final and in the final match of the tournament.
The last time they met in January 2016. Williams then defeated in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
In mid-August, Sharapova defeated the American Alison Riske in the match of the tournament in Cincinnati and advanced to the second round. However, in the next match with Aussie Ashleigh Barty, the Russian lost with the account 6:4, 6:1.