December 21, 2020 7:39 am
"Thank you for making me a very very happy boy and saying yes. I look forward to a lifetime of loving you and learning from you" wrote her fiance Alexander Gilkes on Instagram
July 25, 2020 7:52 am
Maria Sharapova was handed a 15-month suspension from tennis after her admittance to using meldonium, an anti-ischemic drug banned by WADA, in March 2016.
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.
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
Australian Open boiled in one of the hottest days in its history today.