After a 15-month suspension from the sport, Maria Sharapova's returned on day one of the 2017 U.S. Open—and didn’t disappoint fans.

The Russian champion proved all her doubters wrong as a wild card, and upset No.2 seed Simona Halep 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Sharapova will now advance and face Hunagarian Timea Babos in the second round on Wednesday, August 30.

To celebrate her major comeback, here are some of our favorite snapshots of the champion tennis star.