Next pick which we want to share with you is going to be from WTA, Roland Garros, Quarterfinals between Garbine Muguruza and Maria Sharapova. After yesterday's events in which Muguruza and Sharapova participated in that were won by walkover, actually, we expect to see an aggressive and energy tennis on the court.
The #RussianAce was able to advance to her 1st Grand Slam Quarterfinal since the 2016 WTA Australian Open. #Maria #Sharapova is coming off her best performance in quite some time in which she bullied Karolína Pliskova in straight-sets, and you would have loved to see her build on such a performance, but the rest certainly cannot hurt the 31-year-old. Sharapova has won 10 of the previous 11 Grand Slam Quarterfinal encounters. Moreover, she looks to reach her 1st Grand Slam semifinal since 2015 #WTA Wimbledon. Maria has won 11 of the previous 13 appearances on a clay court.
The Spanish hope is coming off a victory against Lesia Tsurenko that took two games to decide before retiring. She won 80% of her 1st serve points and 100% of her 2nd serve points,moreover, she has now played just 16 games in her last two games combined, so she should be possibly the freshet player remaining in the tournament. Garbine has been playing some of her best tennis. The Spaniard Ace to make her 4th career Grand Slam semifinal appearance and 2nd in the Roland Garros. Furthermore, she is 3 - 3 in her career in Grand Slam Quarterfinal appearances, while has won 6 of her last 8 games on a clay court.
Maria Sharapova faces off against Jelena Ostapenko in the quarterfinals of the ATP Rome Masters. The game will be held in Stadio Centrale, Italy. The Latvian talent is coming off a three sets win against Johanna Konta that took 27 games to decide the game.
In the victory, Ostapenko won 78%of her first serve points and 52% of her second serve points. The Latvian Ace was able to rebound after dropping the first set 2:6, as she won 64% of her service points and overcame seven double faults. Moreover, she obviously has to play cleaner tennis to make a deeper run. Jelena has won 10 of the previous 12 appearances on a clay court.
Against each other, both players never met before that and this is going to be their first competitive game. The Russian Rocket is coming off a straight-sets win against Daria Gavrilova that took 19 games to decide the game. Maria Sharapova won 56% of her first serve points and 53% of her second serve points, furthermore, she struggled to pull away, but she came away with seven breaks and ground out yet another victory. Meanwhile, has played a lot of tennis to get to this point after two long three-set games, but she is coming off her most complete performance of the tournament. Maria Sharapova has now made back-to-back quarterfinal appearances, which is a sign she is starting to come along. Sharapova has won six of her last eight quarterfinal appearances. Maria Sharapova has won 7 of the previous 9 appearances on a clay court.