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#Maria Sharapova

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open

In the men’s draw, Novak Djokovic may have to see off Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal to defend his crown.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

More injury woe for Sharapova as former champion withdraws from Wimbledon

The Russian retired from her first-round tie with a right arm injury.

# maria-sharapova - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit Tension This post contains videos

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit

It was a forgettable day for 2008 champion, as she crashed out of the Australian Open.

# maria-sharapova - Friday 18 January, 2019

Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice man Federer ploughs on

In their first meeting since 2015, Sharapova overpowered the Dane.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki

The pair will now move on to the third round of the Australian Open.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 14 January, 2019

Sharapova remorseless after dishing out double-bagel defeat to tearful British qualifier Dart

Maria Sharapova was in a ruthless mood following her demolition of Harriet Dart in round one of the Australian Open.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova

“What’s challenging is when you’re a teenager and you have a few hundred dollars and you’ve got no sense of the future,” she said.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 27 August, 2018

World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round

Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Anthony Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career

Upcoming opponent Alexander Povetkin tested positive for meldonium in May 2016.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 4 June, 2018

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

# maria-sharapova - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend

The five-time Grand Slam champion hadn’t played on Roland Garros’ showpiece arena since a quarter-final exit in 2015.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Nadal breaks McEnroe's 34-year record in Madrid but Del Potro, Sharapova and Halep beaten

The Spaniard’s victory means he establishes a new Open era best for consecutive sets won on a single surface.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Sharapova blasts critic Mladenovic off court in Madrid

The French player had criticised the former world number one for her use of the banned substance meldonium.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines

With temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, the six-time champion came through a tough four-setter.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India Ballet By Sharapova

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India

Prospective buyers were told the complex would house a tennis academy, a clubhouse and a helipad.

# maria-sharapova - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Maria Sharapova wins her first title since return from drugs ban

Sharapova defeated Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 7-6 (10/8).

# maria-sharapova - Sunday 3 September, 2017

51 unforced errors brings an end to Maria Sharapova's Grand Slam comeback in New York

The Russian was beaten in three sets by Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova.

# maria-sharapova - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'Where is she now?': Sharapova continues war of words with Wozniacki

Sharapova fired back after advancing through to the fourth round at the US Open.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Wozniacki slams 'unacceptable' Sharapova favoritism at US Open

Sharapova isn’t happy with the tournament organisers.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'I had no right to win': Emotional Sharapova causes upset on Grand Slam return

Back at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016 Australian Open, the Russian enjoyed her “special” return at Flushing Meadows.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 28 August, 2017

Sharapova's Grand Slam return steals US Open spotlight

The former world number one is in action in New York tonight.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

After French Open snub, Sharapova handed US Open wildcard

The Russian has not featured at a Major since early 2016.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

The former world number one will miss the tournament for the second year in a row.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 15 May, 2017

Maria Sharapova's comeback gathers pace as she secures place in Wimbledon qualifiers

And she could be handed a place in the French Open tomorrow.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard

The Canadian says she has the support of the locker room.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 8 May, 2017

Bouchard beats 'cheater' Sharapova in intense Madrid encounter The Mighty Bouch This post contains videos

Bouchard beats 'cheater' Sharapova in intense Madrid encounter

The pair exchanged a frosty handshake after the Canadian slammed the rules allowing Sharapova to return after she tested positive for meldonium.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed

The world number one reckons the returning Russian will be there one way or another.

# maria-sharapova - Friday 28 April, 2017

Sharapova 'extra help' blasted by Stuttgart opponent Dig

Sharapova 'extra help' blasted by Stuttgart opponent

Kristina Mladenovic has ramped up the pressure on the Russian tennis star.

Maria Sharapova eases into semis in Stuttgart following doping ban return

Sharapova has yet to drop a set in the tournament.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life Doping This post contains videos

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life

Tennis bosses sending the wrong message by allowing Sharapova to return, says Bouchard.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban She's Back This post contains videos

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban

The former world number one beat Roberta Vinci in straight sets at the Stuttgart Open.

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test

However, plenty of players aren’t happy that she is being granted wildcard entries into tournaments.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'I've got my day job back': Sharapova ready to make comeback after doping ban

The former world number one can make her return next month.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Maria Sharapova set to return in April following drug ban

She has not played since the 2016 Australian Open.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Maria Sharapova to return as UN goodwill ambassador

Last month, the Russian star’s 24-month ban for testing positive for meldonium was cut to 15 months.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Laugh it off: Maria Sharapova back on court for first time after doping ban reduced

John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova and Andy Roddick were among the banned star’s peers at the Las Vegas Charity event.

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