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Sharapova falls to Kerber in 3 sets at Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova of Russia looks dejected after losing a point to Angelique Kerber of Germany during their women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.  AP PHOTO/BEN CURTIS

Former champion Maria Sharapova saved six match points before falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, ending her bid to win a second title at the All England Club a decade after her first.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sharapova wins French Open for 2nd time

Russia's Maria Sharapova holds the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Romania's Simona Halep at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Sharapova won in three sets 6-4, 6-7, 6-4. AP

Even though her serve failed her repeatedly, Maria Sharapova is a French Open champion once again.

Posted: June 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Sharapova advances to French Open semifinals

Russia's Maria Sharapova. AP FILE PHOTO

Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the French Open for the fourth straight year, beating Garbine Muguruza of Spain 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 Tuesday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sharapova is ruthless, Tomljanovic makes history

Maria Sharapova (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Maria Sharapova moved a step closer to winning a second French Open crown on Friday on a day when Croatia’s Ajla Tomljanovic made history by upsetting third seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the third round.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Sharapova reaches 3rd round at Roland Garros

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Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round at the French Open by beating Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 7-5, 6-2 Wednesday.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Maria Sharapova reaches semifinals in Stuttgart

Maria Sharapova. AP

Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova needed eight match points to put away top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-3 Friday for a place in the Porsche Grand Prix semifinals.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sharapova, Nadal turn back foes

Knowing her first match as the French Open’s defending champion was scheduled for late in the day, Maria Sharapova decided to treat herself to some down time at a local park.

Posted: May 28th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Sharapova to play in Brisbane despite neck injury

FILE - In this June 9, 2012 file photo, Maria Sharapova, of Russia, reacts after defeating Sara Errani, of Italy, 6-3, 6-2 in their women's final match in the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Sharapova dropped to the clay in both celebration and disbelief after becoming the 10th woman to complete the tennis version of a career Grand Slam. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)

Maria Sharapova has assured organizers of the Brisbane International tennis event that she will start her Australian Open preparations at the tournament despite her withdrawal from a South Korean exhibition this week with a neck injury.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Sharapova entertains crowd in exhibition event

Russia's Maria Sharapova gestures during an exhibition tennis match with Serbia's Ana Ivanovic against Italy's Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic won singles matches against Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci in an exhibition event Saturday before losing to the Italians in doubles.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tennis: Sharapova looks to fire Russia in chilly Moscow

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Maria Sharapova will be looking to fire Russia in their Fed Cup World Group opener against Spain this weekend as she returns to freezing Moscow after her run in the sun to the Australian Open final.

Posted: February 3rd, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Defeated Sharapova takes step in right direction

STILL A GRANDSLAM CONTENDER. Sharapova admits that facing left-handed players pose particular challenges to her. AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

Maria Sharapova believes her run to a first Wimbledon final in seven years is firm proof that the injury-plagued years which threatened to derail her glittering career are now a thing of the past.

Posted: July 3rd, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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