Russian Maria Sharapova will be facing Flavia Pennetta in the fourth round of BNP Paribas Open 2015 on 17 March. The match has been scheduled to begin at 16:00 local time and 23:00 GMT. This going to be fifth meeting between these two players on tennis court. Sharapova vs Pennetta match live telecast and streaming can be watched online on Bet365 and tennistv.com.
Head to Head
Flavia Pennetta 2:2 Maria Sharapova
Both players got succeed to beat each other on two-two occasions which clearly indicate that today’s match is going to be full with drama and action at Indian Wells. In last two meets Italian professional tennis star Pennetta defeated Sharapova at US Open and Los Angeles. Current world number two Maria beat Flavia in 2006 and 2004 at Wimbeldon and Indian Wells Masters.
Flavia Pennetta defeated Stosur in the third round of BNP Paribas Open competition to reach here at fourth round whereas Maria beat former world number 1 Victoria Azarenka in round-3 to get berth in round of 16. After winning that third round match, Russian star accepted that she accepted that it was a good match for her and will be try to best in future games.
Sharapova said, “I actually didn’t feel like I played my best tennis. But I was competitive. I was there. I feel like I did everything I had to do in order to win the match, which is sometimes the most important thing.”
As per current form both players are able to beat each other but today SportsMirchi has predicted that Maria Sharapova will win this match and she has 65 percent chances over Pennetta.
Live score of this match can be taken from livescore.com and bnpparibasopen.com.