Watch: Maria Sharapova suffers first round embarrassment at Wimbledon, goes down to unheralded compatriot

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Associated Press

Maria Sharapova lost in the first round at Wimbledon after fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko came from a set and a break down to oust the former champion.

Russian Vitalia Diatchenko claimed a three set thriller to send Sharapova packing.
Source: TVNZ

Sharapova served for the match at 5-3 in the second set and was up a break in the third set as well. But Diatchenko refused to give in and won 6-7 (3), 7-6 (3), 6-4.

It is the first time Diatchenko has been past the first round at Wimbledon.

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