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Sharapova exited in the fourth round 

Sharapova exited in the fourth round


New champion will surely in the women's Australian Open after the last former winner of Melbourne Park Maria Sharapova exited in the fourth round.

Number 14 Sharapova lost a disastrous 30 th-seeded German Andrea Petkovic with 2:6, 3:6 for 79 minutes.

The game started equally, Petkovic 2:2 but then won seven straight games to take the first set and led 3:0 in the second.

5:1 In the second part Sharapova managed to break first, and then reduced to 3:5, but no more forces.

"I'm not sure if this is the strongest match in my career. Maria did not play second to none. I wanted to maintain a constant pace, trying to look her forehand because it allows more errors in this attack. I knew it was not on top of their form itozi time benefit. Glad I'm quarterfinal, "said 23-year-old Petkovic, for the first time ranked among the best eight of a Grand Slam.

The German conceded just nine unforced errors in the match against Sharapova 30.

The next opponent of last year Petkovic will be polufinalistka Na Li of China.

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