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Join Date: Sep 2004
Daria Sharapova plays 1st professional tournament!
Daria, the cousin of Maria, played the qualifying of a 10k in Amelia Island, Florida. According to tennisrecruiting.net, Daria is the 35th best sophomore in the country. Her opponent, Taylor Townsend, is ranked 7th out of the freshmen. Townsend recently played the U.S. Open juniors. The match was close, but Daria couldn't pull through.
Taylor Townsend def. Daria Sharapova 7-6(7-2),7-6(10-8)
Singles: Won ITF Contrexeville '10, ITF Yakima '12, ITF Medellin '14, ITF Monterrey '14, ITF Asuncion '14, ITF CH-YEC '14, WTA Dubai '16
Doubles: Won WTA Bad Gastein '10 (as Q), WTA Quebec City '10 (as Q),Wimbledon '11, ITF Kansas City '11, ITF Nassau '12, ITF Yakima '12, WTA 125 Hua Hin '15