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Posted on May 10, 2010 at 12:10 PM


The 2010 Madrid Masters (also known as the Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open for sponsorship reasons) will be played on outdoor clay courts at the Park Manzanares in Madrid, Spain from May 7 – May 16. It will be the 9th edition of the event on the ATP and 2nd on the WTA. It is classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2010 ATP World Tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the 2010 WTA Tour.






Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic plays a backhand against Maria Sharapova of Russia in their first round match during the Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open tennis tournament

at the Caja Magica on May 9, 2010 in Madrid, Spain.







Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic waves to the crowd after her straight set victory over

Maria Sharapova of Russia in their first round match during the Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 9, 2010 in Madrid, Spain





Sunday, May 9, 2010


Sharapova crashes out in Madrid. Falls To Safarova who is starting to make her presence felt on the tour.


Lucie was a first-round winner Sunday at the Madrid Open, a clay-court French Open tune-up. The 2010 French Open will commence May 23 in Paris.


Maria Sharapova "I thought she played really solid, good tennis and did everything she needed to win the match. More solid than me anyway."


"It's about believing in yourself," Safarova told AFP. "If you win against these top players, as I have the last couple of months, then you get your confidence and you realise you can be up there"












Lucie Safarova poses with a fan during an autograph session at the Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 10, 2010 in Madrid, Spain.














Lucie Safarova in Häagen Dazs, in Tennis Garden









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