Maria Sharapova, of Russia, thanks the crowd after beating Anastasiya Yakimova, of 

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, thanks the crowd after beating Anastasiya Yakimova, of Belarus, during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, early morning Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Sharapova won 6-1, 6-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, thanks the crowd after beating Anastasiya Yakimova, of Belarus, during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, early morning Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Sharapova won 6-1, 6-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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