[Yahoo] Sharapova loses, won't take over No. 1 (AP)

Rusty Backhand
05-14-2005, 05:46 PM
Maria Sharapova lost 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 to eighth-seeded Patty Schnyder in the semifinals of the Italian Open on Saturday. In Sunday's title match, Schnyder will face defending champion Amelie Mauresmo, who reached her fifth consecutive Italian Open final with a 6-2, 6-4 win over sixth-seeded Vera Zvonareva.