Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova gets past 39-year-old Patty Schnyder at US Open

Sharapova let a big second-set lead slip away, then needed four match points to close out Schnyder 6-2, 7-6 (6).

published on : 29th August 2018

Wimbledon rivals back Serena Williams' seeding

Serena Williams is ranked 183 after her pregnancy absence and French Open chiefs decided against seeding her.

published on : 30th June 2018

Maria Sharapova back at Wimbledon and at crossroads 

Now ranked 24 in the world, Sharapova heads to Wimbledon without any competitive grasscourt action.

published on : 27th June 2018

Petra Kvitova not in favour of Serena Williams special seeding

Former world number one Williams, a three-time champion in Paris, is playing a Grand Slam for the first time since winning the Australian Open in 2017.

published on : 25th May 2018

French Open 2018: From Serena and Rafa to rain, what to know

Main-draw action begins Sunday in what would be Williams' first Grand Slam tournament in more than a year.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Elina Svitolina off the mark in Italian Open

Svitolina, the fourth seed, received a first round bye and dropped just three games in a dominant 6-1, 6-2 victory over 35th-ranked Petra Martic.

published on : 16th May 2018

Maria Sharapova delight at popping the question to Rafael Nadal

Sharapova giggled with delight as she revealed how she plucked up the courage to pop the question and got to practise with Nadal.

published on : 16th May 2018

Simona Halep retains top spot in WTA rankings, Petra Kvitova moves to eighth following Madrid Open win

Petra Kvitova jumped two spots to eighth in the latest WTA rankings released after beating Kiki Bertens to win the Madrid Open.

published on : 14th May 2018

Fast-lane Maria Sharapova gears up for Stuttgart Open return

After serving a 15-month drugs ban for use of the illegal heart medication meldonium, Sharapova's return to the WTA circuit began in Stuttgart exactly a year ago.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Maria Sharapova splits with coach Sven Groeneveld following first round exit from Indian Wells

Sharapova has decided to split with her coach Groeneveld following her shock first round exit from the Indian Wells.

published on : 10th March 2018

Maria Sharapova crashes out of Indian Wells following defeat to Naomi Osaka

The former world number one Sharapova was one of the tournament's major attractions after missing the last two events.

published on : 8th March 2018

All you need to know about Meldonium, the drug at centre of Maria Sharapova, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky controversies

Also known as mildronate or mildronats, meldonium can increase endurance and recovery. It was only added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) list of banned substances at the start of 2016.

published on : 19th February 2018

Maria Sharapova inspired by Serena Williams, Roger Federer to get back to top

Sharapova, one of the highest earners in women's sport, suffered a string of early defeats after her comeback last April.

published on : 20th January 2018

Angelique Kerber crushes Maria Sharapova in ex-champs showdown at Australian Open

The 2016 winner from Germany and 21st seed roared past the unseeded Russian 2008 champion 6-1, 6-3.

published on : 20th January 2018

FIR lodged against Maria Sharapova for endorsing Gurugram housing project

An FIR has been lodged against tennis icon Maria Sharapova for endorsing a housing project in Gurugram which never took off.

published on : 3rd November 2017
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