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Hungarian vet humbles Maria Sharapova

Updated: January 6, 2011, 12:44 AM ET
Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Maria Sharapova hit the first speedbump in her injury comeback Thursday, losing 6-2, 7-5 to Hungarian veteran Greta Arn in the ASB Classic quarterfinals.

The Russian, a three-time Grand Slam champion, struggled at times in her first tournament since October's China Open and finally met a player in Arn, 31 years old and unseeded, who could make her pay for her mistakes.

"I'm like a little girl whose dream has come true," Arn said.

Sharapova's serve ...

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