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Maria Sharapova

Sharapova anticipates return to the limelight in Paris

4 months, 16 days ago
PARIS: It came as a surprise that Maria Sharapova, a two-time French Open champion and former world number one, was sent to Court One for her second-round match, but she’ll most likely be back in the spotlight on Saturday. The Russian,…

Sharapova wins Rome epic as Nadal makes semis

4 months, 29 days ago
Maria Sharapova fired a French Open warning with an epic three-hour win over Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko to reach the Rome semi-finals on Friday as Rafael Nadal continued his clay court domination.

Sharapova blasts into Madrid quarter-finals

5 months, 6 days ago
MADRID: Maria Sharapova reached the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Wednesday with an impressive 6-3, 6-4 demolition of France's Kristina Mladenovic. Former world number one Sharapova fired 30 winners and nine aces in her victory which…

Djokovic and Sharapova back in business at Melbourne

9 months ago
MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka sailed through injury tests at the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully getting back to business after her drug ban. Twelve-time Grand Slam…

Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

10 months, 25 days ago
NEW DELHI: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, police and a lawyer said on Tuesday. The firm…

Sharapova in shock Kremlin Cup first round exit

11 months, 30 days ago
MOSCOW: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova crashed out in the first round of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Tuesday, losing in straight sets to Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova. Rybarikova, seeded eighth, overcame the former…

Sharapova wins first WTA title since return from ban

1 year, 1 day ago
BEIJING: Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title in more than two years at the Tianjin Open on Sunday, showing plenty of grit and determination as she came from behind in each set to beat Belarusian teenager Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6(8).…