Maria Sharapova

Australian Open Round 1: Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep through

Australian Open Round 1: Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep through

Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka sailed through injury tests at the Australian Open on Tuesday with focused former champion Maria Sharapova also successfully getting back to business after her drug ban.

Jan 16, 2018, 13:48 PM IST
Roger Federer to open Australia Open against Aljaz Bedene

Roger Federer to open Australia Open against Aljaz Bedene

Roger Federer will open his Australian Open title defence against Slovenian Aljaz Bedene next week, while top seed Rafa Nadal, the losing finalist last year, was paired with Dominican Victor Estrella Burgos at the draw on Thursday.

Jan 11, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Shenzhen Open: Katerina Siniakova tames Maria Sharapova, faces Simona Halep in final

Shenzhen Open: Katerina Siniakova tames Maria Sharapova, faces Simona Halep in final

A stinging backhand down the line gave Siniakova a decisive break in the final set and the sixth seed hung on to close out the match in just under two hours.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep ease into Shenzhen Open semis

Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep ease into Shenzhen Open semis

Former world number one Maria Sharapova cruised past Kazakhstan`s Zarina Diyas and into the semi-finals of the Shenzhen Open in China on Thursday.

Jan 04, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Shenzhen Open: Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova off to flying 2018 starts

Shenzhen Open: Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova off to flying 2018 starts

Halep will next face China's Duan Yingying while Sharapova will play American Alison Riske in the second round.

Jan 01, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
WATCH: Maria Sharapova gets mid-match marriage proposal

WATCH: Maria Sharapova gets mid-match marriage proposal

The 30-year-old is trying to revive her playing career following a doping ban. She returned to action in April 2017 after serving a 15-month ban following a failed drug test from the 2016 Australian Open.

Nov 30, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
Tennis ace Maria Sharapova named in Indian luxury housing fraud probe

Tennis ace Maria Sharapova named in Indian luxury housing fraud probe

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, police and a lawyer said on Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
First MS Dhoni, now Maria Sharapova: Tennis star named in FIR filed against Gurugram housing project

First MS Dhoni, now Maria Sharapova: Tennis star named in FIR filed against Gurugram housing project

In 2016, Dhoni became a target of angry homebuyers for the delays in the completion of a housing project.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
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