The last time they played was in the 2016 Australian Open quarterfinals, Sharapova's final appearance before her 15-month drug suspension. "She's so young, I don't really bring her".
"I lost the first set and I thought I've just got to try harder and Serena came out", said a beaming Williams after giving her skin-tight, black catsuit another outing. And now I'm playing, which is insane. "Every day is a great day I'm excited to. fight my heart out".
Williams and Sharapova will face each other for the first time in the last 16 since the quarter-final of the 2016 Australian Open, which was Sharapova's last match before a 15-month doping ban.
She next plays seventh-seeded Caroline Garcia of France, who cruised past Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 6-1, 6-3, earlier in the day.
Sharapova said she was looking forward to her latest clash against Williams after making light work of KristynaPliskova.
Barty wrapped it up when Williams netted a weary-looking forehand, her 12th unforced error of the set.
Many will no doubt tip the 31-year-old to end that wretched run on Monday, given continuing questions over Williams' fitness but her latest performance suggests she's on her way to finding her best tennis once more.
But against Gorges she underlined her credentials, dominating from the start with a break in the fourth game and she took the first set with an emphatic smash.
"You know, she's been playing, like I said, for over a year now".
The five-time Grand Slam champion missed the 2016 tournament because of a doping ban and was denied an invitation past year shortly after her return from suspension.
Men's winners included 10-time champion Rafael Nadal, No. 3 Marin Cilic, No. 5 Juan Martin del Potro and No. 6 Kevin Anderson.
Taking to the court of the French Open this week, Serena donned a Wakanda-inspired catsuit, something that got everyone talking for all the right reasons.
"Richard is a very good friend".
On Saturday, Williams took the opportunity to express her disappointment at some of the things Sharapova said about her in her recently-published autobiography "Unstoppable". In front of a crowd that included former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, it took 15 minutes for Williams to gain the upper hand, sprinting to reach a drop shot and whip a cross-court forehand passing victor for a 3-1 lead.
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US Open champion Sloane Stephens was clearly in a hurry, dropping just two games in a 6-2 6-0 win over Arantxa Rus of Holland. Instead, the in-form Alexander Zverev, who is seeded second, will be the highest seed in action in the men's singles draw.
Berdiyev had been kicked off the Steam site last fall, but returned to Steam using different business names. At Bits+Pixels, Benkel says customers need an I.D. or a parent with them to buy the more violent games.
Kardashian West Wednesday night thanked the president for his time and reiterated she hopes he will grant clemency to Johnson. Before she meets with the president, Vanity Fair reports that Kardashian will sit will Kushner to discuss prison reform .
Those deposed were required to turn over phone and email records related to Kaepernick, who has not played since the 2016 season. The owner said he became against kneeling when he felt that the message from the players was being interpreted as anti-military.
Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov was injured on a first period hit by Brayden McNabb and didn't return to the game. Guess your first appearance in the Cup Final in 20 years will lead to that, but whatever, Becky.
On Thursday, there were also reports that Chelsea had terminated contract talks with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. But it is understood that Abramovich's decision will have no impact on the running of the football team.
Indian security personnel crush Kashmiri youth under vehicle
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Bill Simmons Joins WFAN To Give NBA Finals Prediction
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Joshua Holt Freed, Expected to Arrive In D.C.
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