Wozniacki is not impressed by the decision of US open 2017 authorities to stage wild card entry Maria Sharapova matches in the center court at Arthur Ashe stadium. Caroline was knocked over in the second round of US open while playing at court number third and she felt that the court was too small for her playing style. She lamented that Maria Sharapova is given preferential treatment after returning from a dope ban and she feels that it is sending the wrong signal. Wozniacki feels that she has been treated indifferently even after getting to world No.

5, while Sharapova is ranked way below to146 in Women Tennis rankings.

Sharapova has stolen the show

Whatever is the merit of criticism, Sharapova has displayed her fighting spirit in the first two rounds already played at the US Open, and she won both her matches in three sets. The first round match against Halep was a remarkable comeback of a sort, and that had helped her to raise her confidence.

Maria looked rusty in her first round match against Simona Halep and she committed many unforced errors. Her serve was erratic and returns were wayward. But to the credit of Maria, she hung in there and rallied across her points and ensured that the fight was taken to the next level.

Sharapova had to struggle against Timea Baboos of Hungary and she had to play hard to overcome the resistance.

She is still capable of producing high percentage return winners, and she has to make sure that she stays winning at the US Open. Her serve helped her bail out as she fired in twelve aces and that helped her. She will have to be wary of her 19 unforced errors and she will have to recreate the same magic as displayed in the second and third set.

Sharapova still a crowd favorite

It is not a secret anymore that Sharapova is not liked by top female players barring a few and she is constantly reprimanded by fellow players for the doping scandal. Sharapova has served the ban, and she returns to the court to be welcomed back by fans all around the world. Fellow tennis players have felt that Sharapova should have been banned for life and they feel that Maria is being given preferential treatment.

Maria was snubbed by French Open authorities and they refused to give her wild card, and Sharapova was unable to play at Wimbledon due to a thigh injury. Maria is playing her first grand slam at the US Open with a wild card entry. Her fans hope that she will not get distracted and will play at her best and go deep in the US Open.