''It's been a strange road for me to get to the finals, but I'm happy,'' said Sharapova, who is now into her 10th Grand Slam final. ''Came from behind in a few, really behind in one - saving match points. I felt like I was given a second chance. I just wanted to take my chances.''
Caption: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates after defeating compatriot Ekaterina Makarova in their women's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne. (Reuters)