Tennis - WTA Mandatory - Madrid Open - Madrid, Spain - May 6, 2018 Russia's Maria Sharapova in action against Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu during their round of 64 match REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Maria Sharapova won for the first time since the Australian Open as she beat Mihaela Buzarnescu, 6-4, 6-1, on Sunday in the Madrid Open.The Russian five-time Grand Slam champion has been struggling with an arm injury, losing her last four matches, crashing out in the first round in Stuttgart last week.Sharapova jumped to a 5-2 lead in the first set but Buzarnescu briefly showed some resistance by winning the next two games.There was a mild upset in the men's tournament, where unseeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet knocked out Czech 14th seed Tomas Berdych 6-4, 6-2 .
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