Found June 27, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova called the slick courts at Wimbledon “dangerous” during her second-round loss to Michelle Larcher de Brito at the All England Club on Wednesday, but she refused to blame the surface for her defeat. Sharapova lost in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to de Brito on Court No. 2, which is the same venue where [...]
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