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STUTTGART, Germany -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova survived a first-round scare at the Porsche Grand Prix by defeating Lucie Safarova 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 7-6(2) on Tuesday. Nike Sf Air Force 1 Mid Nere . The sixth-seeded Sharapova needed three hours, 24 minutes for her 100th clay victory, three days after her 27th birthday. Sharapova, who is bidding to win the tournament for the third time in a row, next faces fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who defeated Latvian qualifier Diana Marcinkevica 6-3, 6-2. Jelena Jankovic, the no. 5 seed, saved four match points to come back and claim a 2-6, 7-6 (8), 6-3 win over German lucky loser Mona Barthel. No. 8 seed Sara Errani recovered from a double break down in the second set to defeat Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 for the Italians first win in five visits to Stuttgart. Also Tuesday, Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Italian qualifier Gioia Barbieri 6-2, 6-3 and another Russian, Alisa Kleybanova, defeated Croatias Ajla Tomljanovic 6-2, 6-4. Spains Carla Suarez Navarro defeated Russias Ekaterina Makarova 6-0, 6-4 and Roberta Vinci had a 6-3, 6-2 win over Annika Beck, ensuring the 20-year-old qualifier was the first German knocked out of the tournament. Air Force 1 Sp . The Detroit Tigers slugger fell short in his bid to become the first player to win the Triple Crown in successive seasons. Air Force 1 Alte Graphic . The biggest shock of this seasons competition was on when Watford took a 2-0 lead after 30 minutes at Etihad Stadium, only for a remarkable Aguero-led comeback by City in the final half-hour. The Argentina striker produced clinical finishes in the 60th and 79th minutes to level the score before Aleksandar Kolarov put City in front in the 87th. http://www.airforce1outletitalia.it/scontate-air-force-1-alte-nere.html . The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the league hasnt announced the award. Crawford was the Clippers third-leading scorer and the NBAs top-scoring reserve with 18.Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week (December 1-7). This is Lowry’s third time winning the award in his career. He won the award last season and as a member of the Houston Rockets in 2011. He is the second member of the Raptors to win the award this season, joining Lou Williams (November 17-23). This is the third time in team history that multiple players have been named Player of the Week in the same season and the first since Chris Bosh and Mike James won in 2005-06. Lowry sscored a career-high 39 points against the Utah Jazz and led the league in scoring last week with 29. Air Force 1 Alte Just Do It. .3 points per game. He shot .492% from the field. Along with leading the team to a 2-1 record, Lowry earned his team-leading fourth double-double in the win against the Sacramento Kings. This season, Lowry is averaging a league-leading 26.3 points on the road and is second with a 6.44 assist-to-turnover ratio. Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge won the award in the Western Conference. ' ' '