Maria Sharapova falls in 3rd round

Updated: March 11, 2014, 4:49 PM ET
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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Camila Giorgi upset defending champion Maria Sharapova 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday, giving the young Italian her first victory over a top-five player.

Sharapova's lob sailed long on Giorgi's first match point, one of 58 errors for the Russian in her first loss to a player ranked outside the top 30 since Wimbledon last year.

"She's someone that doesn't give you much rhythm," Sharapova said. "She's quite aggressive, but ...

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