Maria Sharapova: Russian hoping to play Rio Olympics 2016 despite missing Fed Cup
Maria Sharapova: Russian hoping to play Rio Olympics 2016 despite missing Fed Cup

So far, Sharapova has featured in just two ties since 2012, the year when she won the silver medal at the London Olympics.

Play for country to participate in Rio Olympics, Russia's tennis boss tells Maria Sharapova
Play for country to participate in Rio Olympics, Russia's tennis boss tells Maria Sharapova

Russia tennis chief has reportedly questioned the Sharapova's intention to play in Rio Olympics.

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams set up mouth-watering quater-final clash
Australian Open: Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams set up mouth-watering quater-final clash

Serena has dominated Sharapova in all their recent meetings and will begin the match as the clear favorite.

VIDEO: It's hilarious! Roger Federer's reaction while watching Maria Sharapova's match
VIDEO: It's hilarious! Roger Federer's reaction while watching Maria Sharapova's match

Federer on Friday became the only male tennis player ever to win 300 Grand Slam matches.

Australian Open, Day 5: As it happened...

Live updates of Day 5 of the Australian Open being held in Melbourne.

Australian Open: VIDEO - Oh wow, I’ve won 600 matches?, says Maria Sharapova after advancing
Australian Open: VIDEO - Oh wow, I’ve won 600 matches?, says Maria Sharapova after advancing

She won the game 6-1 6-7(5) 6-0 to advance to the next round.

Australian Open: Big players Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova progress to 3rd round
Australian Open: Big players Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova progress to 3rd round

Biggies ensured that so far on Wednesday there is no big casualties.

Tennis match-fixing scandal: What favorites to win Australian Open 2016 said
Tennis match-fixing scandal: What favorites to win Australian Open 2016 said

The report suggests match-fixing exists higher up the food chain, including at Wimbledon.

Maria Sharapova: Unaware of match-fixing in tennis
Maria Sharapova: Unaware of match-fixing in tennis

The investigation examined suspicious betting activity after a game involving Davydenko, Vassallo.

Australian Open 2016: Maria Sharapova fully fit for season opening Slam; injured Nick Kyrgios doubtful
Australian Open 2016: Maria Sharapova fully fit for season opening Slam; injured Nick Kyrgios doubtful

Local lad Nick Kyrgios' participation is still doubtful in the first major of the year.

Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep pull out of Brisbane International
Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep pull out of Brisbane International

Sharapova withdrew from the season-opening event with a left forearm injury.

Maria Sharapova to face Ekaterina Makarova in Brisbane first round
Maria Sharapova to face Ekaterina Makarova in Brisbane first round

World number four Sharapova, 28, who beat Ana Ivanovic in last year`s Brisbane final, leads Makarova 6-0 in their past meetings.

IPTL: UAE Royals beat Japan Warriors, make it two in a row
IPTL: UAE Royals beat Japan Warriors, make it two in a row

The Warriors failed to cash in on the huge home crowd support as the Royals emerged 30-15 victorious.

Do you know about Maria Sharapova's superstition? Watch this!
Do you know about Maria Sharapova's superstition? Watch this!

The Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova has always been a crowd puller since she turned pro in 2001.

Crafty Pole Agnieszka Radwanska beats Petra Kvitova to claim first ever WTA Finals title
Crafty Pole Agnieszka Radwanska beats Petra Kvitova to claim first ever WTA Finals title

Agnieszka Radwanska claimed her biggest ever tennis title after beating Petra Kvitova in the finals of WTA Finals.

WTA Finals: Agnieszka Radwanska meets Petra Kvitova in title match
WTA Finals: Agnieszka Radwanska meets Petra Kvitova in title match

Agnieszka Radwanska plays Petra Kvitova in the final of 2015 WTA Finals.

WTA Finals: Lucie Safarova defeats Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova reaches semis
WTA Finals: Lucie Safarova defeats Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova reaches semis

Singapore, Oct 30 (IANS) The 4-6, 3-6 loss of German Angelique Kerber in the final White Group match against Czech Lucie Safarova qualified Petra Kvitova for the semi-finals of the $7 million Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals here on Friday.

WTA Finals: Maria Sharapova beats Agnieszka Radwanska in three sets
WTA Finals: Maria Sharapova beats Agnieszka Radwanska in three sets

Maria Sharapova beat Agnieszka Radwanska 4-6 6-3 6-4 in a full-blooded WTA Finals encounter marked by several swings in momentum as both players struggled on serve in the second `Red Group` match of the eight-woman season-ending tournament in Singapore on Sunday.