MARIA Sharapova makes her long-awaited grand slam return after a drugs ban when she faces No.2 seed Simona Halep at Flushing Meadow.
The 30-year-old Russian – a five-time grand slam singles winner – couldn’t have asked for a tougher first-up opponent. Halep reached the final of the French Open back in June before falling to Jelena Ostapenko.
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Originally published as Live US Open: Sharapova v Halep
Source: sports dailytelegraph