Maria out of Shenzhen

Maria’s run at the Shenzhen Open is over at the semi-final stage after she lost to sixth seed Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic.

Maria lost 2-6 6-3 2-6 in an hour and 55 minutes.

When the new WTA rankings are released on Monday, Maria will be ranked in the top 50.

The Australian Open in Melbourne will be Maria’s next tournament and that will begin on January 15th.