Result: Maria Sharapova sent packing in second round

Result: Sharapova sent packing in second round
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Maria Sharapova exits Wimbledon in the second round after suffering a 6-3 6-4 defeat to Michelle Larcher de Brito.

Maria Sharapova has exited Wimbledon in the second round after suffering a 6-3 6-4 defeat to world number 131 Michelle Larcher de Brito on Wednesday.

Sharapova, who needed constant treatment on a hip injury, was broken in her second service game of the opening set, before Larcher de Brito held to move 4-1 ahead.

Each player exchanged a break of serve in the latter stages of the set, but it was the Portuguese who managed to move into a one-set lead.

Sharapova was broken once more at 1-1 in the second, before Larcher de Brito held to go 3-1 ahead.

The Russian continued to struggle with a hip injury as the set developed, with Larcher de Brito serving it out to book her spot in the third round.

Maria Sharapova celebrates her win over Kristina Mladenovic  on June 24, 2013
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