Sharapova continues with her good run at Flushing Meadows on Day 3 of the US Open. She defeated Hungarian Timea Babos 6-7 6-4 6-1, a match she described as scrappy in her post match interview. 

Her victory over Halep was her first Grand Slam match since January 2016, after serving a 15 month doping ban. 

In other results on Day 3, Nick Kyrgios lost to Millman 6-3 1-6 6-4 6-1. Alexander Zverev (highest seed in his half of the draw) crashed out on Wednesday, losing to 20 year old Borna Coric 3-6 7-5 7-6 7-6. 

Canadian star Denis Shapovalov caused one of the biggest upsets in his career, the 18 year old beat 8th seed Jo-Wilfred Tsonga 6-4 6-4 7-6. 

South Africas Kevin Anderson beat Ernests Gulbis 6-3 7-5 6-4 

Mischa Zverev beat Benoit Paire 6-3 6-2 3-6 7-5 

Venus Williams beat Oceane Dodin 7-5 6-4 

Garbine Muguruza beat Ying-Ying Duan 6-4 6-0 


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