Playing her first grand slam since returning from a 15-month doping ban, Sharapova grabbed the spotlight with an opening-round upset of second seed Simona Halep and commanded centre stage right until the end, walking off Arthur Ashe Stadium court with a demure wave to the capacity crowd.
Playing just her fifth match since May, Sharapova was treated for apparent blisters early in the third set as 16th-seeded Sevastova surged into the quarter-finals in NY for the second year in a row.
Venus Williams, of the United States, serves to Maria Sakkari, of Greece, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, in NY.
Sevastova matched her best Slam run from last year's US Open while 146th-ranked Sharapova served notice her game remains formidable, having defeated second-ranked Simona Halep in her dramatic opener on the NY hardcourts.
Sharapova, noting it wasn't her decision who played where, shook the shot off with aplomb.
Her summer hard-court season consisted of just one match, a win over Jennifer Brady at Stanford.
Sharapova blasted a backhand down-the-line victor to break for a 3-1 edge.
Williams took the first set against Navarro without issue at 6-3, but was broken on her first serve in the second set.
In the first set that was not enough to combat the Sharapova forehand.
"I was in my middle 20s, I didn't think that my body would be ready to compete at such a level", Sharapova said as she re-visited the topic.
A six-minute bathroom break ahead of the decider apparently did not have the desired effect as Sharapova quickly fell 3-0 down. But Sevastova held at love, broke again and took the match on a service victor.
Sharapova responded Friday, after beating Sofia Kenin 7-5, 6-2. "I did feel like I was thinking a little bit too much and not playing by instinct".
Earlier Sunday, 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov's entertaining stay ended with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3) loss to 12th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain. The option is to adjust her expectations and focus on the upcoming year.
"But ultimately I can take a lot from this week". Stephens has scored wins over Grand Slam singles champions Petra Kvitova and Angelique Kerber and doubles No. 1 Lucie Safarova rolling into successive semifinals in Toronto and Cincinnati, where she also swept Goerges rocketing her ranking 783 spots in the process. She went out meekly to Caroline Wozniacki in the quarter finals, winning only two games, but she left the impression that her talent should not be ignored.
The former world number one reduced the deficit despite struggling with a blister on her finger and the 16th seed punished her, wrapping up the match at the fourth time of asking and setting up a last-eight clash with Sloane Stephens. Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon victor, eliminated No. 3 seed Garbine Muguruza, 7-6 (7-3), 6-3. Her outfits still were note ideal - she made her debut and upset the No. 2 seed in the first round dressed in villainous black, and she lost Sunday in pale pink so light it could have been white - and her ability to create drama stayed intact. He next faces either No. 16 Lucas Pouille or No. 29 Diego Schwartzman.
Carreno Busta won his third career ATP title in May on Estoril clay then reached his first Slam quarter-final at the French Open, where he retired against Rafael Nadal with an abdominal injury that kept him out of Wimbledon.
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