Maria Sharapova Loses To Justine Henin In Madrid Final
11.11.2007 MADRID-- Sunday world number one Justine Henin of Belgium rebounded from dropping the first set to defeat Maria Sharapova
of Russia 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 in the longest three-set final in the history of the tournament. Sharapova entered the tournament following a nearly two month
injury break due to a shoulder injury, but was able to play well enough to reach the final. "It's an honor to play against her," said Sharapova, who the
event in her 2004 debut. "I hope we can play a few more times. I hope I can get my revenge a few more times."
Maria Sharapova Into Sunday's Madrid Final
11.11.2007 MADRID-- A quick recap of Maria Sharapova's road to the Madrid final: Round Robin 1: defeated Daniela Hantuchova(8) 6-4, 7-5, Round
Robin 2: defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova(2) 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, Round Robin 3: defeated Ana Ivanovic(4) 6-1, 6-2. Semifinals: defeated Anna
Chakvetadze(7) 6-2, 6-2.