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Sharapova beaten on comeback

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Maria Sharapova has not played since losing at Wimbledon © Getty Images
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Maria Sharapova tasted defeat on her return to the circuit in an exhibition match to Ana Ivanovic in Colombia.

It was only the second time the Russian has played since suffering a shock second-round loss to qualifier Michelle Larcher de Brito at Wimbledon in June.

The four-time grand slam champion lost out 6-1 1-6 12-10 to former world No. 1 and ex-French Open champion Ivanovic.

And after the match, Sharapova posted on Twitter:

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