Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova loses to Magdalena Rybarikova in Kremlin Cup return

Maria Sharapova loses to Magdalena Rybarikova in Kremlin Cup return

Sharapova's first appearance at her home Women's Tennis Association event since 2007 came two days after she won her first WTA title in more than two years, the Tianjin Open.

Oct 17, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Maria Sharapova wins first WTA title in two years at Tianjin Open

Maria Sharapova wins first WTA title in two years at Tianjin Open

The 30-year-old Russian was playing her seventh event since she returned to the tour in April from a 15-month drug ban.

Oct 15, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova beats Shuai Peng to reach first WTA final since drug ban

Tianjin Open: Maria Sharapova beats Shuai Peng to reach first WTA final since drug ban

Sharapova missed Wimbledon qualifying because of injury and she wasn't offered a wildcard to the French Open, but she reached the US Open last 16 on her return to Grand Slam tennis.

Oct 14, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
Maria Sharapova trounces Swiss qualifier to reach Tianjin semis

Maria Sharapova trounces Swiss qualifier to reach Tianjin semis

The former world number one, targeting the first title since returning to the tour in April, raced to a 4-0 lead in the second set as an error-prone Voegele struggled on serve.

Oct 13, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Maria Sharapova storms into Tianjin Open quarterfinals

Maria Sharapova storms into Tianjin Open quarterfinals

The Russian former world No. 1 defeated Magda Linette of Poland 7-5, 6-3 and will next play either Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele or fifth seed Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan.

Oct 12, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Maria Sharapova triumphs in Tianjin opener

Maria Sharapova triumphs in Tianjin opener

Currently ranked 86th after returning from a 15-month doping ban, Sharapova -- granted a wildcard in Tianjin -- plays unseeded Magda Linette of Poland next.

Oct 11, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
Simona Halep makes history, becomes 25th WTA World No.1

Simona Halep makes history, becomes 25th WTA World No.1

The 26-year-old Halep, who is yet to taste Grand Slam success, will face either Caroline Garcia of France or Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in Sunday's final in the Chinese capital.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Simona Halep knocks error-prone Maria Sharapova out of China Open

Simona Halep knocks error-prone Maria Sharapova out of China Open

Halep, who lost to Sharapova in the first round of the US Open, won five out of nine break points and took advantage of an error-prone display to hand the Russian her first straight-sets defeat of the season, 6-2 6-2.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
China Open  2017: Maria Sharapova breezes past Ekaterina Makarova to enter third round

China Open 2017: Maria Sharapova breezes past Ekaterina Makarova to enter third round

The former number one, on the comeback trail after a 15-month drug ban, was never really comfortable on her serve on the outside hard court in Beijing, where she had the crowd behind her.

Oct 03, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
China Open: Maria Sharapova takes revenge on Anastasija Sevastova in Beijing

China Open: Maria Sharapova takes revenge on Anastasija Sevastova in Beijing

It was the five-time Grand Slam winner`s first appearance since she was beaten by Sevastova at the US Open in early September and gets her stop-start return from a doping ban back on track.

Oct 01, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova knocked out by Anastasija Sevastova

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova knocked out by Anastasija Sevastova

Sharapova, who returned to the tour in April after her suspension ended, had defeated world number two Simona Halep in the first round and was being spoken about as a potential title contender.

Sep 04, 2017, 08:41 AM IST
Maria Sharapova hits back at Caroline Wozniacki over ‘Centre Court’ remark

Maria Sharapova hits back at Caroline Wozniacki over ‘Centre Court’ remark

Soon after Wozniacki attacked Sharapova over the ‘Centre Court’ scheduling for the Russian star at the ongoing US Open, the latter has come hard at the Danish player, taking a swipe at her being knocked out early in the  tournament. While Sharapova has entered the fourth round in New York, Wozniacki was knocked out in the second round.

Sep 02, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova beats Sofia Kenin to reach fourth round

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova beats Sofia Kenin to reach fourth round

Sharapova blasted eight aces and 38 winners with 33 unforced errors while Kenin hit only seven winners in the match.

Sep 02, 2017, 10:50 AM IST
US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer embrace New York state of mind

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer embrace New York state of mind

The US Open, where the Swiss star has been champion on five occasions, is staged in the New York borough of Queen`s, across the East River from glamorous Manhattan, where players and media stay for the fortnight.

Sep 02, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Comeback queen Maria Sharapova dazzles on luxury magazine cover

Comeback queen Maria Sharapova dazzles on luxury magazine cover

Sharapova once again posed for a luxury magazine whose pictures she tweeted out for all her fans.

Sep 01, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
US Open 2017: Caroline Wozniacki slams 'unacceptable' Maria Sharapova favoritism

US Open 2017: Caroline Wozniacki slams 'unacceptable' Maria Sharapova favoritism

Wozniacki was furious that she was sent to play her second-round match on an outside court while five-time major winner Sharapova was scheduled twice on the tournament`s biggest arena.

Aug 31, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
No question that rivals have started fearing me once again: Maria Sharapova

No question that rivals have started fearing me once again: Maria Sharapova

The former world number one and five-time major winner pulled off a 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-1 win over Timea Babos of Hungary.

Aug 31, 2017, 08:45 AM IST
Maria Sharapova enters third round; Alexander Zverev, Nick Kyrgios crash out of US Open

Maria Sharapova enters third round; Alexander Zverev, Nick Kyrgios crash out of US Open

The 30-year-old Russian became the first player into the third round where she will face Russian-born US teen wildcard Sofia Kenin.

Aug 31, 2017, 08:39 AM IST
US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova upsets second-seeded Simona Halep

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova upsets second-seeded Simona Halep

Sharapova won only 5 of 22 break points in the match while Halep won 4 of 10 and produced only 15 winners against 14 unforced errors.

Aug 29, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
US Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza advances, Johanna Konta out

US Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza advances, Johanna Konta out

US 10th seed John Isner blasted 22 aces in eliminating France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.

Aug 29, 2017, 08:24 AM IST