The highest-paid sportswoman in the world, Sharapova played all her matches on centre court and was twice afforded prime-time billing under New York's bright lights at Arthue Ashe Stadium.
HOW THE AUSSIES FARED: Top seed John Peers, with Finn Henri Kontinen, is through to the men's doubles third round after a 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 win over Russians Mikhail Elgin and Daniil Medvedev.
She played superbly to upset world number two Simona Halep on the first day of the tournament, and then beat Timea Babos and Sofia Kenin on her way to the last 16.
Earlier Sunday, Maria Sharapova tried a bit of everything, even resorting to switching over her racket to hit a few lefty shots.
Sharapova blasted a backhand down-the-line victor to break for a 3-1 edge.
It was her first appearance at a Slam since the 2016 Australian Open, where she failed a drugs test and was kicked out of the sport until April this year.
The Latvian moved clear after fending off a break point in game two and she was able to retain that for the remainder of the set, silly mistakes from Sharapova enabling her to force a third. Sharapova maintained that she took the drug for years because of a magnesium deficiency and family history of diabetes. But Sevastova held at love, broke again and took the match on a service victor.
Sharapova smacked a forehand victor to force deuce trailing 5-2 in the third set as Sevastova's nerves kicked in.
The Canadian would have been the youngest Slam quarter-finalist since Michael Chang at the 1990 French Open, youngest US Open quarter-finalist since Andre Agassi in 1988 and first US Open qualifier in the last eight since Gilles Muller in 2008. "I had big back problems, some muscular problems, all the time getting fit then injured again - I was not happy, so I made a decision to stop and see how my body reacted".
"Ultimately I can take a lot from this week". A win would put Stephens, who was out for 10 months after foot surgery, into her first US Open quarterfinal.
"I need a challenge, I love pressure and especially because this is the last major and it's at home."There's no better than the energy here in Ashe when you guys go wild". She went out meekly to Caroline Wozniacki in the quarter finals, winning only two games, but she left the impression that her talent should not be ignored. If she can advance past Stephens, Sevastova could potentially face American Venus Williams in a semifinal. Next for Williams will be a showdown against No. 13 Petra Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon victor, who eliminated reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Sunday night. Diego Schwartzman, the 29th seed, continued his strong run through the depleted bottom half of the draw in a four-set victory over 16th seed Lucas Pouille on Sunday as well. He hit more winners (54 to Carreno Busta's 25).
"I chose to stop because it was depressing", Sevastova has said of her break. "But, again, I try to play smart". "It was an unbelievable victory for me".
In the other men's fourth-round matche late Sunday, No. 17 Sam Querrey, the only American man left, faced No. 23 Mischa Zverev of Germany.
Wyoming scored 35.9 points per game and averaged 436.1 yards per game of total offense en route to eight wins last season. In their matchup against Iowa, Wyoming freshman punter Tim Zaleski was brought into the game for one of his seven punts.
Capturing the scent of a pumpkin spice latte in a deodorant bottle is no easy feat, and it took Native at least 14 ingredients. The yearly debut of the Pumpkin Spice Latte is eagerly anticipated by many and is a hot item as the calendar turns to fall.
Hours before the press conference, Burleigh's father, Ed Burleigh, announced the discovery of his daughter's body on Facebook . What started as a missing-person investigation turned into a homicide in this heartbreaking case, police said.
Shane Duffy's first senior worldwide goal was enough only to claim a point as the Republic of Ireland rode their luck in Georgia . We were by no means at our best but if anything, it simplifies the job on Tuesday night - we need to win.
President Donald Trump said on August 28 that "all options" were on the table in an implied threat of preemptive military action. The US, UK and other Western allies are prone to impose new heavy sanctions on Pyongyang even outside the UN Security Council.
Swearinger said upon hearing the news. "He has to handle what he needs to handle, whether mental or with his family". We're here to support him. "If it's family issues, personal issues, whatever he's dealing with, I'm supportive".
North Korea on Tuesday flew a potentially-nuclear capable intermediate range ballistic missile over northern Japan. Before Tuesday's launch, it appeared North Korea was backing away from its threat to fire missiles toward Guam.
Moses helps Nigeria trounce Cameroon
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Xiaomi to introduce a new series probably based on Android One
The Mi Mix 2 is expected to come with the price tag of CNY 4,999, which is a little more than $750 at the current exchange rate. Another interesting thing about the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is that the device has a front-facing camera on the bottom of the device.
Gasoline slips as refiners resume operations in US
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5.6-magnitude quake detected in North Korea
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Rain from Harvey to hit MA this weekend
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West Nile virus infections increase in Georgia
According to the health unit, West Nile virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The best protection is to always wear an effective mosquito repellent while spending time outdoors.
Malta vs England WC Qualifying UEFA Match Preview
Marcus Rashford was introduced at half-time to replace Sterling whose early miss set the tone for his frustrating evening. Tom Heaton and Jack Butland played a half each in England's most recent game, June's friendly defeat by France.
Scientists find evidence of water on TRAPPIST-1 planets
However, as far as finding signs of hydrogen surrounding the TRAPPIST-1 worlds, the results on that were inconclusive. Now, an worldwide team of scientists believes those planets may harbor a considerable amount of water .