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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Maria Sharapova


I said yes from the first day we met: Maria Sharapova on her engagement with boyfriend

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

'Like I was preparing for a game': Maria Sharapova opens up on facing doping ban

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.

Don’t miss Maria

February 29, 2020 9:52 am

Sharapova is retiring from tennis too early. Other arenas await

Maria Sharapova wants to be clear: She is retiring from tennis, not quitting

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.

'Tennis – I’m saying goodbye': Maria Sharapova retires at 32

February 26, 2020 7:29 pm

In an emotional essay on, Maria Sharapova wrote “I’m new to this, so please forgive me. Tennis – I’m saying goodbye.”

Maria Sharapova to return next month as Brisbane wildcard

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.

Trends 2019: Workouts that kept sports stars fighting fit this year

January 01, 2020 11:34 am

From HIIT to Circuit Training, here's how your favourite sports icons did at the gym this year!

Serena Williams routs Sharapova to reach US Open second round

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.

Johanna Konta, Maria Sharapova fall at Rogers Cup in Toronto

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

Maria Sharapova makes winning return to court after six-month injury break

June 19, 2019 12:42 am

Maria Sharapova has been out of action since January with a right shoulder injury that required surgery.


Maria Sharapova retires from tennis at 32

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.

Maria Sharapova wins first title since 2015, 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.

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

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.

Five-times Grand Slam champ Maria Sharapova fails dope test

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.

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

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.

Sochi Winter Olympics begin

February 08, 2014 12:38 pm

Fireworks explode over Fisht Olympic Stadium.

Sharapova shocked; Nadal, Federer rocked

January 20, 2014 6:56 pm

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

Big guns advance with loved ones in tow

January 18, 2014 7:03 pm

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

Australian Open: Some collapse, some advance in melting Melbourne

January 15, 2014 6:08 pm

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