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Sharapova rallies past Dulgheru in US Open

Posted on Aug 28 2014 | IANS

New York, Aug 28 : Fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova came from one set behind to beat Alexandra Dulgheru in a US Open second round match here.

World number 95 Dulgheru broke in the seventh game and won the first set 6-4 Wednesday.

Sharapova fought back in the second set, and comfortably ended the match with a 6-2 third set, reports Xinhua.

"She played really well," Sharapova said. "I started off really well, but didn't take the opportunity to go up 3-0."

Sharapova's next opponent would be 26th seeded Sabine Lisicki.

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