Stats Corner: Sharapova Vs. No.1

Maria Sharapova has had some ups and downs in her previous encounters with those ranked No.1 in the world.

Published March 17, 2011 11:09

Stats Corner: Sharapova Vs. No.1
Maria Sharapova

INDIAN WELLS, CA, USA - When Maria Sharapova takes on Caroline Wozniacki in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday, it will be her ninth career match against a world No.1. How has the Russian, who herself has been atop the rankings for 17 weeks, fared in those matches?

Event Opponent Score
2005 Tokyo (Pan Pacific) F Lindsay Davenport W 61 36 76(5)
2005 Indian Wells SF Lindsay Davenport L 60 60
2005 Tour Championships RR Lindsay Davenport W 63 57 64
2006 Wimbledon SF Amélie Mauresmo L 63 36 62
2006 US Open SF Amélie Mauresmo W 60 46 60
2007 Tour Championships F Justine Henin L 57 75 63
2008 Australian Open QF Justine Henin W 64 60
2010 Wimbledon R16 Serena Williams L 76(9) 64

Notes: In three of the four events in which she beat a world No.1, Sharapova won the tournament ... Sharapova has alternated wins and losses in all her matches against world No.1s so far.

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