Miami Open: Maria Sharapova suffers shock loss, Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki progress
Miami Open: Maria Sharapova suffers shock loss, Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki progress

Second seed Maria Sharapova suffered a shock 7-6(4) 6-3 defeat to compatriot and wildcard Daria Gavrilova in the second round of the Miami Open on Thursday.

Hard for Simona Halep to think of top spot while Serena Williams rules
Hard for Simona Halep to think of top spot while Serena Williams rules

World number three Simona Halep says it is hard to imagine reaching the top of the world rankings as long as Serena Williams is playing the game but believes she has what it takes to win a grand slam. 

My Russian heritage is non-negotiable, says Maria Sharapova
My Russian heritage is non-negotiable, says Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova`s life-changing move from Siberia to Florida as a seven-year-old propelled her on a path to fame and fortune but she says she would never turn her back on her mother country.

Indian Wells finalist Jelena Jankovic breaks into top 20
Indian Wells finalist Jelena Jankovic breaks into top 20

Serbia`s Jelena Jankovic, the runner-up in Indian Wells final, climbed four places to 17th in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday. 

Novak Djokovic`s success is about dealing with pressure
Novak Djokovic`s success is about dealing with pressure

Novak Djokovic leaned back in his chair in the hot sun, took a drink of water, and couldn`t stop his hands from shaking.

Sharapova, Djokovic advance at Indian Wells, Wozniacki out
Sharapova, Djokovic advance at Indian Wells, Wozniacki out

Second seed Maria Sharapova and defending champ Novak Djokovic eased through third round Indian Wells matchups but fourth seeded Caroline Wozniacki bit the dust in the California desert on Monday.

Indian Wells: Maria Sharapova battles past error-prone Victoria Azarenka
Indian Wells: Maria Sharapova battles past error-prone Victoria Azarenka

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova needed six match points to grind out a 6-4, 6-3 win over Victoria Azarenka in a rare early marquee matchup at Indian Wells on Monday.

Paribas Open: Maria Sharapova, Flavia Pennetta reach third round
Paribas Open: Maria Sharapova, Flavia Pennetta reach third round

Twice winner Maria Sharapova and reigning champion Flavia Pennetta advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, though in sharply contrasting fashion.

Sharapova boost for Russian Fed Cup hopes: Tarpischev
Sharapova boost for Russian Fed Cup hopes: Tarpischev

World number two Maria Sharapova`s participation will considerably boost Russia`s Fed Cup chances this year, national tennis federation boss Shamil Tarpischev insisted Wednesday.

 

Stomach virus takes Maria Sharapova out of Mexico Open
Stomach virus takes Maria Sharapova out of Mexico Open

Russian tennis superstar Maria Sharapova pulled out of the Mexican Open in Acapulco on Friday due to a stomach virus, keeping her out of the semi-finals.

Maria Sharapova to play first Mexico Open
Maria Sharapova to play first Mexico Open

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will compete in her first Mexico Open Monday.

Maria Sharapova less fixated on top spot but eager to beat Serena
Maria Sharapova less fixated on top spot but eager to beat Serena

Regaining the world`s top ranking in women`s tennis is less important to five-times grand slam winner Maria Sharapova than it was when she was younger, but the Russian is eager to beat dominant player Serena Williams. 

Maria Sharapova lauds team after Fed Cup progress
Maria Sharapova lauds team after Fed Cup progress

2015 Australian Open finalist Maria Sharapova was seen in her best form once again as she defeated Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 3-0 lead against Poland. Russia were through to the Fed Cup semis in Krakow.

Maria Sharapova powers Russia into Fed Cup semi-finals
Maria Sharapova powers Russia into Fed Cup semi-finals

Former world number one Maria Sharapova sent Russia into the semi-finals of the Fed Cup on Sunday as she defeated Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 7-5 to give her country an unassailable 3-0 lead. 

Fed Cup: Maria Sharapova puts Russia in charge
Fed Cup: Maria Sharapova puts Russia in charge

Maria Sharapova beat Urszula Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 as Russia took a 2-0 lead over Poland in the Fed Cup World Group on Saturday with the superstar taking a first step towards the Rio Olympics.

Fed Cup: Maria Sharapova puts Russia in charge, Italy, Australia lead too
Fed Cup: Maria Sharapova puts Russia in charge, Italy, Australia lead too

Maria Sharapova defeated Urszula Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 as Russia took a 2-0 lead over Poland in the Fed Cup World Group Saturday with the superstar taking a first step towards the Rio Olympics.

Rio hopeful Maria Sharapova ready for rare Fed Cup showdown
Rio hopeful Maria Sharapova ready for rare Fed Cup showdown

Maria Sharapova claims to be up for the challenge as she returns to the Fed Cup for the first time since 2012 on Saturday in her quest for Olympic gold next year.

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams live up to top billing
Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams live up to top billing

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams lived up to their billing as the world`s best players at the Australian Open, but it was a tournament to forget for Swiss maestro Roger Federer.

Evergreen Serena Williams hungry for more Slams
Evergreen Serena Williams hungry for more Slams

With her name freshly engraved onto the Australian Open trophy, Serena Williams feels she can play on indefinitely and is intent on increasing her tally of 19 Grand Slams.

Maria Sharapova still haunted by Serena Williams jinx
Maria Sharapova still haunted by Serena Williams jinx

 Maria Sharapova vowed Saturday to keep grinding away to break her jinx against Serena Williams, after she was beaten to the Australian Open title by a player who has won all 16 of their last encounters.