Serena Williams overwhelmed Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 on Monday to reach the second round of the US Open in search of her 24th Grand Slam title while “rusty” Roger Federer
World number one Naomi Osaka and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep battled to three-set triumphs on Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters while top seed Ashleigh Barty ousted Maria Sharapova.
Anett Kontaveit spoiled Maria Sharapova’s return from injury on Monday, rallying to beat the five-time Grand Slam champion 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the WTA tournament in Toronto
New York: Serena Williams will begin her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam victory against long-time rival Maria Sharapova in the US Open women’s singles draw unveiled on Thursday. Williams has dominated the Russian star in their head-to-head rivalry, winning 19 times with only two defeats, including
Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova said it was “very special” after being handed an Australian Open wildcard Wednesday as she attempts to resurrect her career
Former world number one Maria Sharapova said Tuesday she still had “a lot of fire” as she attempts to resurrect her career after an injury-plagued 2019.
Maria Sharapova, one of the most proficient women’s tennis players quit the court. She is just 32, much younger than the famed Williams sisters who are still in the circuit, to be ‘saying goodbye’. But that’s fine, the tennis sensation hasn’t had had much of a healthy run since her return from the doping ban. What’s intriguing though is the silence from some of her peers and former teammates on her retirement decision (“Five-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova announces retirement”, Feb.26, Gulf Today).
At 6-foot-2, Maria Sharapova stood tall both on and off the court for over two decades, before the 2016 Australian Open drug test proved career-damaging for the Russian
French Open champion Ashleigh Barty got her grass court season off to a winning start, but Johanna Konta’s Wimbledon preparations suffered a blow with defeat at the Birmingham Classic on Wednesday. Barty saw off a bright start from Croatia’s Donna Vekic in her first match since lifting a first
Anett Kontaveit spoiled Maria Sharapova’s return from injury Monday, rallying to beat the five-time Grand Slam champion 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the WTA tournament in Toronto. Sharapova, competing for the first time since retiring from her first-round match at Wimbledon, appeared to be on course for just a fourth match