French Open R4: Maria vs. Safarova

Maria’s match against No.13 seed Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic at the French Open was cancelled on Sunday due to rain. The match will be played on Monday at 11.00 AM local time (5.00 AM ET & 2.00 AM PT) on Court Philippe Chatrier.


On Sunday, Maria’s 2015 French Open campaign will continue as she will play No.13 seed Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in the fourth round.

Here is Sunday’s schedule:
Suzanne Lenglen Court – 11.00 AM start
Ana Ivanovic (SRB) (7) vs. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) (9)
Kei Nishikori (JPN) (5) vs. Teymuraz Gabashvili (RUS)
Stan Wawrinka (SUI) (8) vs. Gilles Simon (FRA) (12)
Lucie Safarova (CZE) (13) vs.Maria Sharapova (RUS) (2)

Maria has played the 28-year-old five times before and leads the series 4-1. Here are the matches they have played against each other:
2010 Madrid R1: Safarova won 6-4 6-3
2012 Tokyo R3: Maria won 6-2 7-6
2013 Stuttgart R2: Maria won 6-4 6-7 6-3
2014 Miami R3: Maria won 6-4 6-7 6-2
2014 Stuttgart R1: Maria won 7-6 6-7 7-6