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.
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.
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.