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Have we seen the best from Sharapova?
Top-seeded Maria Sharapova lost on Monday not only in the fourth round, but without putting up a fight, losing in straight sets to a player ranked No. 15.
Her surrender was obvious right down to the very ace that whizzed by her on match point.
A cause for concern? Yes.
She was dominated from the start of the match with the German Sabine Lisicki.
Sharapova had no answer for Lisicki's ground strokes and found herself on her heels throughout the entire match, a position she's not used to being in and certainly not the style that took her to number one in the world.
But while all eyes were on Sharapova, tennis addicts knew that this wasn't going to be an easy match for the world's best tennis player.
This is the third consecutive Wimbledon in which Lisicki took down the reigning French Open champ (Li Na and Svetlana Kuznetsova).
There are a lot of questions for Sharapova to answer.
It's clear moving forward that opponents will take a page out of Lisicki's book and tire Sharapova early with relentless play from the baseline.
Now that it's been so easily demonstrated how to dismantle the best player in the world, will Sharapova be able to return to the top and put together another streak? Or have we already seen the best from the world's best?