Beijing R1: Maria vs. Kanepi

On Sunday, Maria will play her first match at the China Open in Beijing against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia.

Maria has played the Estonian three times before and leads the series 3-0. Here are the matches they have played against each other:
2012 French Open QF: Maria won 6-2 6-3
2013 Madrid QF: Maria won 6-2 6-4
2014 Brisbane QF: Maria won 4-6 6-3 6-2

Here is Sunday’s schedule:
National Tennis Stadium – 12.30 PM local time start
Samantha Stosur (AUS) vs. Francesca Schiavone (ITA)
Heather Watson (GBR) vs. Venus Williams (USA) (16)
Kaia Kanepi (EST) vs. Maria Sharapova (RUS) (4)