Gavrilova broke in the second, but Sharapova, who is ranked 29th in the world, replied by breaking twice and sealing her victory with a precise forehand drive
, backhand topspin, fast serve, loops, pushes and underspins were all skills being learnt at free come-and-try family table tennis sessions organised through Dumfries and Galloway Council's Active Schools and Community Sport team.
She published her autobiography Forehand Drive
in 1957, but passed away at the age of 34 from cancer.
However, Temple-Murray (world ranked 90) found her rhythm again and sealed the title with a tight low forehand drive
11-8 in the fourth for a 3-1 win.
A forehand drive
taken enterprisingly from the backhand tramline averted the first crisis and a heavy serve the other.
A whipped crosscourt forehand which wrong-footed Federer at the net gave Tsonga break point but he went for broke on his service return with a forehand drive
down the line and missed by inches.
But as his signature forehand drive
unravelled yesterday, he could not even win the Eurovision Tsonga contest.
Federer earnedtwo break points in this game, the second of which he converted with a powerful forehand drive
to lead 3-1.
Reisman continued: "His forehand drive
was a stroke of beauty with deadly effectiveness, a circular motion requiring such intricate timing that he had lost it by the time he was 25.
Williams fashioned her crucial break in the ninth game of the first set with a slamming forehand drive
down the line, a dramatic enough winner that it sent the overwhelming favourite down on one knee with a roar of triumph.
Forced into a half-court retrieve which gave Li a good chance of putting the ball away, Peer was relieved to see the Chinese player launch a forehand drive
into the net.
Nadal won the First point with a forehand drive
that thudded on to Federer's baseline.