Sharapova out at the U.S. Open

Sept. 1, 2007 at 9:59 PM

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Reigning champion Maria Sharapova was beaten in three sets by Agnieszka Radwanska in Saturday’s third round at the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament.

The scores in the shocking upset were 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.

The second-seeded Sharapova beat world No. 1 Justine Henin in last year's final at Flushing Meadow, but lost the last six games of this match. She lost the first set after committing 20 unforced errors.

"I don't feel like I had that belief that I usually do," Sharapova said. "You'd think I'd have the momentum in the third set with a break."

Also losing on the women's side were No. 7 seed Nadia Petrova, who fell, 6-4, 6-4, to rising Hungarian Agnes Szavay, and No. 11 Patty Schnyder, who was beaten by unseeded Tamira Paszek of Austria, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6.

No. 6 Anna Chakvetadze was among Saturday's winners.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Report: Los Angeles Lakers on verge of acquiring Hibbert
Women's World Cup: U.S. inspired for rematch vs. Japan
Dallas Mavericks land DeAndre Jordan
Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers beat New York Mets, Harvey
Durant hopes to be cleared to practice in August