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Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets in the first ever US Open Match | Bleacher Report



  Serena Williams returns to Maria Sharapova during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, August 26, 2019. (AP Photo / Charles Krupa)

Charles Krupa / Associated Press

Serena Williams is arguably the greatest tennis player in history.

There would not even be a debate if each of their games were played against Maria Sharapova. Williams continued her dominance of Sharapova on Monday with a 6-1

, 6-1 1-1 aggregate victory in the opening round of the 2019 US Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. It was a high-profile showdown, usually reserved for later rounds of tournaments, since NBC Sports stated that it was the first meeting of the two before a round of 16.