Maria Sharapova

Elina Svitolina sinks Anett Kontaveit to return to Rome final

Elina Svitolina sinks Anett Kontaveit to return to Rome final

Holder Elina Svitolina dominated Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 6-3 in 74 minutes on Saturday to reach a second straight final at the Italian Open.

May 19, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova exit from Madrid Open

Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova exit from Madrid Open

Pliskova will play fellow Czech Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals after the 10th seed beat Russian Daria Kasatkina 6-4 6-0. 

May 11, 2018, 12:09 PM IST
Maria Sharapova dumped out by Caroline Garcia in Stuttgart Grand Prix first round

Maria Sharapova dumped out by Caroline Garcia in Stuttgart Grand Prix first round

France's Caroline Garcia stunned Maria Sharapova 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 on Tuesday to knock the five-time Grand Slam winner out in the first round of the Stuttgart Grand Prix.

Apr 24, 2018, 22:02 PM IST
Forearm injury forces Maria Sharapova to withdraw from Miami Open

Forearm injury forces Maria Sharapova to withdraw from Miami Open

The five-time grand slam winner and former world number one has failed to rediscover her best form after returning from a doping ban last year and split with coach Sven Groeneveld following a first-round exit at the BNP Paribas Open last week.

Mar 16, 2018, 23:18 PM IST
Maria Sharapova crashes out of Indian Wells

Maria Sharapova crashes out of Indian Wells

Sharapova made six double faults, won just 25 percent of her second serve points and had her serve broken five times.

Mar 08, 2018, 11:52 AM IST
Maria Sharapova crashes out in Qatar Open first round

Maria Sharapova crashes out in Qatar Open first round

Romania's Monica Niculescu, ranked number 92 in the world, 51 places behind Sharapova, won 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Feb 13, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
Juan Martin Del Potro, Maria Sharapova and Alexander Zverev exit Australian Open

Juan Martin Del Potro, Maria Sharapova and Alexander Zverev exit Australian Open

Veteran Tomas Berdych reached the round of 16 for the 10th time at the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Juan Martin Del Potro on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
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