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Australian Open 2019: Aggressive Maria Sharapova eliminates defending champion Caroline Wozniacki

Maria Sharapova hit 37 winners against 10 from Caroline Wozniacki and converted her second matchpoint to set up a fourth round clash with local hope Ashleigh Barty.

Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova accepts underdog tag ahead of Carolina Wozniacki clash

Maria Sharapova has started the new season on a positive note by reaching the quarter-finals at Shenzhen and has dropped just three games in her first two matches this week.


Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova doles out dreaded double bagel to Harriet Dart

In the opening match on Rod Laver Arena, Maria Sharapova was all over the 131st-ranked Harriet Dart from the first point and wrapped up the match in little more than an hour.

Maria Sharapova pans male players for fighting women's equality

Women enjoy equal prize money at the Australian Open and the three other Grand Slams but are awarded less than men at other professional tournaments.

US Open 2018: Dominika Cibulkova upsets Angelique Kerber to reach fourth round

Dominika Cibulkova faces last year's US Open runner-up, American Madison Keys, in the fourth round. Keys leads Cibulkova 4-0 in head-to-head meetings.

Maria Sharapova hits back at Serena Williams in book row

Maria Sharapova hit back at Serena Williams' criticism of her autobiography on Wednesday -- two days after their much-anticipated showdown at the French Open was scuppered by an injury to her American rival.


French Open 2018: Garbine Muguruza thrashes Maria Sharapova to reach semi-finals

Maria Sharapova suffered her worst French Open spanking since she managed only two games against Dominika Cibulkova in 2009.

French Open 2018: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge

Serena Williams' French Open fourth-round clash with Maria Sharapova on Monday feels like the biggest match played on the women's Tour this year.

French Open 2018: Beware of flying barbs as Serena Williams faces off with Maria Sharapova

Serena Williams will renew her fierce on-court rivalry with Maria Sharapova on Monday when they meet in a highly-anticipated fourth-round showdown at the French Open.

French Open 2018: Maria Sharapova sends message of intent with Karolina Pliskova thrashing; Simona Halep subdues Andrea Petkovic

Next up for Maria Sharapova will be a meeting with either her long-time nemesis Serena Williams or Germany's Julia Goerges.

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Maria Sharapova wins first title since 2015, doping ban

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.

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova, Garbine Muguruza exit; Americans Sam Querrey, Venus Williams march ahead

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.


Five-times Grand Slam champ Maria Sharapova fails dope test

Maria Sharapova is seventh athlete in a month to test positive for meldonium, which is used to treat diabetes and low magnesium.

Top Frames: Orthodox believers mark Epiphany with icy plunge, Taliban suicide attack in Kabul

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.

Sochi Winter Olympics begin

Fireworks explode over Fisht Olympic Stadium.

Sharapova shocked; Nadal, Federer rocked

Sharapova has struggled with her serve throughout the tournament and her woes continued.


Big guns advance with loved ones in tow

Azarenka remained on course for a third straight Australian Open title with a thumping victory.

Australian Open: Some collapse, some advance in melting Melbourne

Australian Open boiled in one of the hottest days in its history today.