Sharapova beats Makarova in 3 sets at Madrid Open

Maria Sharapova has beaten Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in

an all-Russian match to advance to the third round at the Madrid


The eighth-seeded Sharapova broke Makarova three times and

dropped serve only once in Monday’s match.

Alisa Kleybanova of Russia provided the first upset by defeating

ninth-seeded Shahar Peer of Israel 6-3, 6-2.

On the men’s side, ninth-seeded Gael Monfils of France beat Ivo

Karlovic of Croatia 6-3, 7-6 (6) and France’s Michael Llodra beat

Sam Querrey of the United States 6-2, 6-3.