Sofia Kenin had to be thinking she was watching her future.

Only her immediate concern was playing it in the present.

Maria Sharapova is her idol, for good reason. Both were born in Russia but moved to the USA to become immersed in tennis training. Kenin could do without any PED controversies, of course, but other than that ...

The two have finally met in battle, with Sharapova taking care of business in two sets -- 7-5,6-2 -- as her return to the peak of tennis continues.

This duo also engaged in a long volley that featured damn near every shot in the book. Click over to The Daily Player and enjoy.

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