Alexandra Dulgheru from Romania serves against Maria Sharapova from Russia during the Madrid Open tennis tournament, in Madrid, Monday, May 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
MADRID (AP) — Maria Sharapova rallied from a break down in the first set to beat Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 7-5, 6-2 Monday and reach the second round of the Madrid Open.
The second-seeded Russian said she was still adjusting to changing weather conditions in Madrid and “the altitude as well” after winning the title in Stuttgart last weekend. Madrid is 2,180 feet above Login to read more