Sharapova overcomes shaky start to beat McHale in Rome

Sharapova, a twice French Open champion, returned from a 15-month doping suspension last month and Giudicelli said that the Russian had needed to earn her spot on the court.

Lucic-Baroni, the world number 22, will now face top seed Angelique Kerber or Anett Kontaveit in round three.

Maria Sharapova has not been granted a wildcard for the French Open amid calls for her to be banned from tennis entirely.

Having levelled it up with a pinpoint backhand, Sharapova started to get her serve going in a hold to 15 that featured some characteristically aggressive shot-making, before breaking once more for a one-set lead.

"Every week is important and I treat every match", Sharapova said. "I certainly have expectations of myself. when you have won big events and you have been No. 1 in the world, you know that feeling". Nevertheless, Sharapova will continue to let her tennis do the talking as the Russian, who is now ranked at 211 in the world is working her way back up the rankings. "They might be disappointed, she might be very disappointed, but it's my responsibility, my mission, to protect the high standards of the game".

In Rome, Maria Sharapova went on an adventure to the Colosseum for an incredible photo-op, and a stage for some dancing (if you follow her on Instagram, you caught it).

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The exchange between the pair started innocently enough, as she answered a question about how comfortable she is in her third tournament back from suspension.

Bouchard is already set to play Roland Garros, but French Open officials said that the Russian's performance in the two clay tournaments she played this year wasn't enough to qualify her for the grand slam.

Sharapova came from a set down to beat Lucic-Baroni in Madrid nine days ago and initially looked set to repeat the trick in Rome - where she has tasted success on three occasions in the last six years.

"I know it does seem very convenient timing, but it is actually unrelated, genuinely unrelated, and we know that qualifying needs to continue to be improved, just like we improve facilities here at the Championships", he said. Sam Querrey upset French 11th seed Lucas Pouille 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (10/8). "I will be getting all the necessary examinations to make sure it is not serious", Sharapova said in a statement. "I think from the WTA it sends the wrong message to young kids: cheat and we'll welcome you back with open arms".

Sharapova, who had reached the semi-finals of the Stuttgart Open, mounted a recovery to win the second 6-3 and was 2-1 ahead with a break before a leg injury forced her out of action.

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