The 2008 Melbourne Park champion, now ranked 48, beat Germany's Tatjana Maria 6-1, 6-4 in her first Australian Open match in two years.
Former world number one and Serbian tennis maestro Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the grand slam with a thrilling straight sets victory over American Donald Young at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
"Second serve was very, very good", Djokovic said.
Sharapova regathered and was not to be denied as she hit a scarcely believable forehand crosscourt victor on the run to get to 5-2. "I mean, I'm feeling the same like yesterday. I love coming here".
"The 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic denied all rumours of him trying to convince the players during ATP tour for demanding an increase in the players" share of tournament revenue.
Madison Brengle of the United States lost to Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-1.
Sharapova will now face the victor of the match between 2016 champion Angelique Kerber (21) and Dona Vekic.
Alleged Moto G6 Plus prototype unit pictures leaked online Considering Lenovo has its flagship bases covered with the Moto Z, we expect the new Moto X to feature a similarly midrange chip. The new Moto G6 series to sport a 3D glass back - similar to the one featured on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge back in April 2015.
Primark posts 7 percent sales increase However, Primark's sales growth across mainland Europe was held back by unseasonably warm weather in October. The company expects to open 1.2 million sq. ft.in this financial year.
Pera lost in the final round of qualifying and got into the tournament when Margarita Gasparyan withdrew because of a shoulder injury.
The 36-year-old Swiss turned the evening clash on packed Rod Laver Arena into an exhibition as he struck 41 winners to breeze past a willing but outclassed Bedene 6-3 6-4 6-3.
In the women's bracket, top-ranked Simona Halep fell behind 5-2 in the first set to teenage wild card Destanee Aiava before saving the set and winning it 7-6.
Eighth seed Caroline Garcia eventually made it into the second round after stumbling in the second set against Carina Witthoeft before taking the match 7-5 6-3. Djokovic was playing his first competitive game since Wimbledon after missing the second half of 2017 with an elbow injury.
"It's great to be back".
"I know that you guys are trying to take this forward several steps", Djokovic told the media.
Sharapova could next play 14th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, who beat the Russian at last year's U.S. Open.
Sharapova needed more than three hours to avenge her US Open defeat to Sevastova when the pair last met in Beijing four months ago and was in no mood to take her time again as the mercury rose. He also looked physically spent toward the end of the fourth set before rallying to dominate the tiebreaker and close out the match. I really believe that there is plenty of time later on the year to speak about things.
Graham said a deal on DACA is necessary for ongoing, separate talks on long-term government funding levels, including for defense. We are prepared to work with them, and we have put down a list of things that should be included and they've had it for weeks.
A teary Saba said, "We hail Pakistan in slogans, but reality dawns once we go overseas and the kind of security check we face". Adding to it the actress said: "That day I realised this is what our position is and this is where we stand".
Meanwhile, Reigns had previously earned a suspension of 30 days for violating the WWE talent wellness policy. Reigns is supposed to be defending his Intercontinental Championship against The Miz next Monday.
The price of one bitcoin fell 5 percent to $10,784.02 as of 0930 GMT Wednesday according to the tracking site CoinDesk. Industrial stocks rose after the Federal Reserve said US industrial production increased 0.9 percent in December.
Barca, denied a penalty, lost the first-leg of their Copa del Rey tie 1-0 to an 88th minute Oscar Melendo victor . They had a good attitude and had the game under control, but we didn't manage to convert the many chances we had.
VW has set aside about 25 billion euros ($30 billion) to cover fines, lawsuits and vehicle repairs related to the diesel scandal. Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Muller said: "We are grateful to our customers for the trust these figures reflect".
According recent report, Brent crude futures were at 69.35 dollars at 0124 GMT, up 20 cents or 0.3 per cent from their last close. Investors are looking forward to data that will shed light on the state of the oil market after more than a year of supply cuts.
When it comes to snowstorms, the National Weather Service is responsible for issuing all watches, warnings and advisories. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey said: "All Alabamians should take time to be prepared for the potential of winter weather".
Ahed has since been held in Israeli military custody awaiting trial, with her detention being extended multiple times. Two police commandos were wounded in the raid in the city of Jenin, a spokesman said.
(BBT) Expected to Earn FY2018 Earnings of $3.85 Per Share
Also, EVP W Bennett Bradley sold 7,762 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 26th. Acceleron Pharma Inc.by far traveled 95.58% versus a 1-year low price of $23.07. (NYSE:LOW) shares were sold by Ramsay Paul D.
Cowboys playoffs still alive with win and Elliott's return
QB Russell Wilson ranks second in National Football League with 30 passing TDs, has NFL-record 18 TDs in fourth quarter. The Seahawks have allowed 72 points over their last two games, losses in Jacksonville and at home to the Rams.
Liverpool player ratings: Arsenal v Liverpool
Liverpool are the first team in top-flight history to have won four consecutive away games by a margin of at least three goals. Arsenal are a point and a place behind fourth-placed Liverpool and host their rivals at the Emirates later on Friday.
Kasur rape-murder: Pak SC to start hearing case today
During proceedings, Punjab additional inspector general (AIG) and advocate general (AG) appeared before the court. According to the initial post-mortem report, the minor was strangled to death after being raped multiple times.
SC detective dies after being shot during manhunt
Law enforcement agencies across the country offered condolences to Doty's family and the Sheriff's Office. Yet Robinson said police officers will not be deterred from protecting the public and their resolve.
Flathead County among the leaders in Montana flu cases
He is encouraging people to get vaccinated because he said this year there is a new blueprint to the flu known as the H3N2. Cases of the flu are particularly increasing in the northern portions of the state, including the Panhandle.