Maria Sharapova vs Serena Williams H2H Stats

The first Maria Sharapova vs Serena Williams match was in the round of 16 at the 2004 Miami Open with Williams winning the match 6-4, 6-3.

In total Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams played each other a total of 22 times with Williams leading their head to head 20-2.

The last time Sharapova and Williams played each other was in the first round of the 2019 US Open with Williams easily winning the match 6-1, 6-1.

Maria Sharapova vs Serena WIlliams

Maria Sharapova vs Serena Williams H2H Stats

Maria SharapovavsSerena Williams
1981Year born1987
RussianNationalityAmerican
Right handedPlaysRight handed
Two handed backhandBackhandTwo handed backhand
2Matches won20
9% (2/22)Winning Percentage91% (20/22)
1Matches won on a hard court13
0Matches won on clay4
1Matches won on grass3
2Matches won in Finals7
1Matches won in Grand Slam Tournaments8
0Matches won in WTA 1000 Tournaments6
1Matches won in WTA Finals1
0Matches won in the Billie Jean King Cup0

Sharapova vs Williams Head to Head Stats

Head to Head at the Grand Slams

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019US Open1st RoundWilliams6-1, 6-1
2018French Open4th RoundSharapovaWalkover
2016Australian OpenQuarterfinalsWilliams6-4, 6-1
2015WimbledonSemifinalsWilliams6-2, 6-4
2015Australian OpenFinalWilliams6-3, 7-6
2013French OpenFinalWilliams6-4, 6-4
2010Wimbledon4th RoundWilliams7-6, 6-4
2007Australian OpenFinalWilliams6-1, 6-2
2005Australian OpenSemifinalsWilliams2-6, 7-5, 8-6
2004WimbledonFinalSharapova6-1, 6-4

Williams and Sharapova played each other a total of nine times in grand slam tournaments with Williams leading their grand slam H2H 8-1.

Their grand slam H2H record does not include a walkover Sharapova received against Williams at the 2018 French Open.

Head to Head by Court Surface

To date, they have played fourteen times on hard courts four times on Clay, and four times on grass.

Head to Head on Hard Courts

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019US Open1st RoundWilliams6-1, 6-1
2016Australian OpenQuarterfinalsWilliams6-4, 6-1
2015Australian OpenFinalWilliams6-3, 7-6
2014Miami OpenSemifinalsWilliams6-4, 6-3
2014Brisbane OpenSemifinalsWilliams6-2, 7-6
2013Miami OpenFinalWilliams4-6, 6-3, 6-0
2013WTA DohaSemifinalsWilliams6-3, 6-2
2012WTA FinalsFinalWilliams6-4, 6-3
2011WTA StandfordQuarterfinalsWilliams6-1, 6-3
2007Miami OpenRound of 16Williams6-1, 6-1
2007Australian OpenFinalWilliams6-1, 6-2
2005Australian OpenSemifinalsWilliams2-6, 7-5, 8-6
2004WTA FinalsFinalSharapova4-6, 6-2, 6-4
2004Miami OpenRound of 16Williams6-4, 6-3

Sharapova and Williams have played each other a total of fourteen times on hard courts with Sharapova only winning one of the fourteen encounters (2004 WTA Finals).

Head to Head on Clay Courts

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2018French Open4th RoundSharapovaWalkover
2013French OpenFinalWilliams6-4, 6-4
2013Madrid OpenFinalWilliams6-1, 6-4
2012Madrid OpenQuarterfinalsWilliams6-1, 6-3
2008Charleston OpenQuarterfinalsWilliams7-5, 4-6, 6-1

Williams and Sharapova have played each other four times on clay with Williams winning all four matches.

Their clay court H2H record does not include a walkover Sharapova received against Williams at the 2018 French Open.

Head to Head on Grass Courts

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2015WimbledonSemifinalsWilliams6-2, 6-4
2012London OlympicsFinalWilliams6-0, 6-1
2010Wimbledon4th RoundWilliams7-6, 6-4
2004WimbledonFinalSharapova6-1, 6-4

Serena Williams leads her head to head with Maria Sharapova on grass 3-1 with Sharapova’s only win coming in the women’s singles final of the 2004 Wimbledon Championships.

Serena Williams vs Maria Sharapova Matches Played per Year

Below is a summary of the matches played per year between Sharapova and Williams in their tennis careers.

YearMatches PlayedSharapova WinsWilliams WinsH2H (Sharapova – Williams)
20043212-1
2005112-2
20062-2
2007222-4
2008112-5
20092-5
2010112-6
2011112-7
2012332-10
2013442-14
2014222-16
2015222-18
2016112-19
20172-19
20182-19
2019112-20

Sharapova vs Williams 2004 Wimbledon Final Highlights

Frequently Asked Questions about the Sharapova and Wiliams Rivalry

How many times did Sharapova defeat Serena Williams?

Maria Sharapova beat Serena Williams twice in her career to date (2004 Wimbledon and 2004 WTA Finals).

How many times did Williams and Sharapova play each other?

Williams and Sharapova played each other a total of 22 times.

When did Serena Williams and Sharapova first play each other?

Their first match was in Miami in 2004, with S.Williams winning the match 6-4, 6-3.

Are Maria Sharapova and Serena friends?

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams would not be considered friends on or off court.