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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.

Serena Williams turns `racquet and a dream` in 19 Slams
Serena Williams turns `racquet and a dream` in 19 Slams

A delighted Serena Williams paid tribute to her family and her humble beginnings after making history with her 19th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday.

Australian Open: List of Women's Singles champions in Open Era
Australian Open: List of Women's Singles champions in Open Era

American tennis icon Serena Williams on Saturday romped home to her 19th Grand Slam singles title defeating her rival, Maria Sharapova in just little under two hours in front of a packed Rod Laver Arena crowd.

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open final for 19th Grand Slam title
Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open final for 19th Grand Slam title

American top seed Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open and 19th career Grand Slam title on Saturday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Russia`s Maria Sharapova.

Maria Sharapova out to end decade of Serena Williams dominance
Maria Sharapova out to end decade of Serena Williams dominance

Top seed Serena Williams` coach has dismissed the American`s decade-long, 15-0 winning streak against Maria Sharapova as irrelevant ahead of the arch-rivals` blockbuster Australian Open final on Saturday.

 Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova`s `black heart` rivalry
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova`s `black heart` rivalry

The bitter rivalry between Australian Open finalists Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova took root on the hallowed Wimbledon turf in 2004 and is still thriving more than a decade later -- both on and off the court.

Australian Open: Deflated Ekaterina Makarova says she was psyched out
Australian Open: Deflated Ekaterina Makarova says she was psyched out

Russian 10th seed Ekaterina Makarova admitted Thursday she needed to improve her mental strength after allowing second seeded compatriot Maria Sharapova to run riot in their Australian Open semi-final.

Australia Open, Day 11: Maria Sharapova powers into women's singles final
Australia Open, Day 11: Maria Sharapova powers into women's singles final

Second seed Maria Sharapova powered into the Australian Open final with a straight sets 6-3, 6-2 demolition of 10th seeded fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Thursday.

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova hot favourites in Open semis
Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova hot favourites in Open semis

Top seed Serena Williams remains on a collision course with arch-rival Maria Sharapova after rampaging into the Australian Open semi-finals on Wednesday.

Eugenie Bouchard regretful as Slam chance goes begging
Eugenie Bouchard regretful as Slam chance goes begging

Canadian seventh seed Eugenie Bouchard admitted she was full of regrets on Tuesday after blowing the chance to make a Grand Slam statement against second seed Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open.