Maria Sharapova’s work with the U.N. focused mainly on helping survivors of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
Maria Sharapova is facing a suspension of up to four years by ITF and has already lost numerous sponsorships in the aftermath.
Major sponsors Nike, Tag Heuer and Porsche have suspended their deals with the 28-year-old Maria Sharapova.
As always, Maria Sharapova polarises tennis opinion.
Like all things associated with the tennis world’s biggest brand, meldonium too has benefited Sharapova. It is now among the most-searched on Google; it’ll no longer be just another hard-to-pronounce word in medical journals.
Maria Sharapova was the highest paid sportswoman of 2015, earning USD 30 million mostly from advertising.
Maria Sharapova looks prepared to grit it out. But for tennis, the damage is already done.
Maria Sharapova tested positive for meldonium, a circulation-boosting drug used to treat heart ailments.
Maria Sharapova failed a drug test in the Asutralian Open in January as she was having an intake of banned substance meldonium.
TAG Heuer said in a statement that its previous contract with Maria Sharapova had expired at the end of 2015.
Maria Sharapova, a five-time grand slam champion, will be provisionally suspended starting March 12, the ITF said.
Following Maria Sharapova’s exit, Daria Kasatkina of Russia makes her way into the US Open draw.
Maria Sharapova withdrew due to a right leg strain, tournament organisers said on Friday.
Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova knocks Maria Sharapova out of the French Open to enter her first quarter-final.
With straight sets win over Sharapova in final, Serena goes past Navratilova and Evert with 19 on the all-time list