Maria Sharapova survives in 3 sets
NEW YORK -- Trailing big in the first round of the U.S. Open, Maria Sharapova thought -- well, no, she was certain -- that she'd pull through if she could push her inexperienced opponent to a third set.
And Sharapova was right.
Shrieking as loudly as ever, Sharapova came back from a set and a break down against 19-year-old Heather Watson of Britain to win 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Monday, improving to 12-0 this year in matches that went the distance.
"It's just a matter of belief within ...
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