February 29, 2020 9:52 am
Sharapova is retiring from tennis too early. Other arenas await
February 27, 2020 3:14 pm
Sharapova said she knew it was time to retire as she flew home to Los Angeles from Australia. Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 made it even clearer.
February 26, 2020 7:29 pm
In an emotional essay on vanityfair.com, Maria Sharapova wrote “I’m new to this, so please forgive me. Tennis – I’m saying goodbye.”
December 31, 2019 5:36 pm
Maria Sharapova, five-time Grand Slam winner, will join current world number one Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka, and Karolina Pliskova in a strong field at the Brisbane International from January 6-12.
January 01, 2020 11:34 am
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August 27, 2019 6:34 am
Serena Williams, who last faced Sharapova at the 2016 Australian Open, improved to 20-2 in career meetings versus the Russian, who has fallen to 87th in the rankings amid an injury-hit 2019 season that included shoulder surgery in February.
August 06, 2019 10:56 am
Dayana Yastremska beat British 13th seed Johanna Konta 6-3 6-2 early on in Toronto before Maria Sharapova fell 4-6 6-3 6-4 to Anett Kontaveit under the lights in the evening session
June 19, 2019 12:42 am
Maria Sharapova has been out of action since January with a right shoulder injury that required surgery.
June 16, 2019 7:43 pm
Maria Sharapova returns to action next week at the Mallorca Open grasscourt event as she prepares for Wimbledon, the tournament that launched her to fame 15 years ago when she claimed the title as a teenager.
June 10, 2019 4:42 pm
Maria Sharapova will return to tennis at next week's Mallorca Open after being sidelined with a right shoulder injury since January.
February 26, 2020 8:51 pm
Maria Sharapova quietly walked away from tennis at the age of 32 on Wednesday, ending a career that featured five Grand Slam titles, time at No. 1 in the WTA rankings and a 15-month doping ban.
October 15, 2017 4:47 pm
Maria Sharapova defeated Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 7-5, 7-6 (8) to win Tianjin Open on Sunday. This was her first title since her return after the doping ban.
September 04, 2017 2:27 pm
Maria Sharapova, who was back on the grand-slam stage after returning from a doping ban, was knocked out in the fourth round as she lost 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to Anastasija Sevastova. The 30-year-old Russian finished with 51 unforced errors, compared to 14 for Sevastova.
March 09, 2016 1:06 pm
Maria Sharapova is seventh athlete in a month to test positive for meldonium, which is used to treat diabetes and low magnesium.
January 23, 2016 6:10 pm
Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather. Afghan policemen stand guard at the site of a suicide bomb attack in an area near the Russian embassy in Kabul.
February 08, 2014 12:38 pm
Fireworks explode over Fisht Olympic Stadium.
January 20, 2014 6:56 pm
Sharapova has struggled with her serve throughout the tournament and her woes continued.
January 18, 2014 7:03 pm
Azarenka remained on course for a third straight Australian Open title with a thumping victory.
January 18, 2014 2:44 am
January 15, 2014 6:08 pm
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