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Maria Sharapova lost the final of the tournament in Hong Kong

January 6 2008

Russian woman Maria Sharapova failed to win a tennis tournament representative JB Group Classic in Hong Kong, which ended on January 5.

In the final match of the fifth world's gave way to an American tennis player Venus Williams in two sets with a score of 4:6, 3:6. Williams Sr. has proven its superiority over Sharapova in 80 minutes, reports

American tennis player had an advantage over Russian woman in the feed rate and power punches, and moving fast on the court. It is worth noting that Venus Williams has not participated in the tournament since October last year, devoting his time completing training in the design college.

"Sharapova - a very strong opponent, so I had to show their best game to win. I am glad that before the Australian Open was able to defeat an opponent of this caliber, "- said after the game American.

"Venus - one of the few tennis players on Tour, which may come to the tournament the day before his start and win. When your opponent is clearly and powerfully played on the pitch, we must try to use my chances in the second filing, and the game in this component I have not turned out today "- explained his defeat Sharapova.

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