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Maria Sharapova

First-round Wimbledon exits for former champs Sharapova and Muguruza, Kvitova through

Russian Sharapova, who ignited her money-spinning career by winning the title in 2004, was trailing 4-6 7-6(4) 5-0 to Pauline Parmentier of France when she retired injured.

Jul 03, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova crashes out in fourth round

Sharapova, who won her last major at the 2014 French Open, was looking for her first quarterfinal berth in Melbourne since 2016 after overcoming Danish star Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the round-of-32. 

Jan 20, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

Maria Sharapova overcomes holder Caroline Wozniacki to reach Australian Open last-16

Sharapova will take on local hope Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty downs Maria Sakkari to reach last-16

Barty will come up against former world number one and former champion Maria Sharapova in the last-16 clash.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:45 PM IST

Maria Sharapova suffers injury blow ahead of Australian Open

Sharapova struggled to move on the court and conceded the opening set 6-1, with coach Thomas Hogstedt urging the Russian to take her game to the next level or call for a medical timeout.

Jan 04, 2019, 14:55 PM IST

US Open 2018: Maria Sharapova's unbeaten run ends at the hands of Carla Suarez Navarro

Navarro will now face Madison Keys in the US Open Quater Finals.

Sep 04, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

Maria Sharapova and Madison Keys withdraw from Birmingham tournament

While Sharapova has said she needs to rest before Wimbledon, keys is nursing an injury

Jun 14, 2018, 09:35 AM IST

Simona Halep faces Garbine Muguruza challenge for French Open final spot

World number one Simona Halep will aim to book her place in the finals of the ongoing French Open when she crosses swords with Spanish-Venezuelan player Garbine Muguruza in their last-four clash on Thursday.

Jun 07, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

Garbine Muguruza has her ''game face'' on, smiles can wait

Spain's Garbine Muguruza insists she is enjoying herself at the French Open even if she doesn't look it, but don't expect her to smile too much until she gets her hands on the Suzanne Lenglen trophy for the second time in three years.

Jun 07, 2018, 10:05 AM IST

French Open: Maria Sharapova hits back at Serena Williams in book row

Former world number one Maria Sharapova hit back at Serena Williams criticism of her autobiography on Wednesday -- two days after their much-anticipated showdown at the French Open was scuppered by an injury to her American rival.

Jun 07, 2018, 09:22 AM IST

FRENCH OPEN: Garbine Muguruza thrashes Maria Sharapova to reach semi-finals in Paris

Garbine Muguruza roared into the French Open semi-finals with a 6-2 6-1 demolition job of Maria Sharapova on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

French Open: Garbine Muguruza through as Tsurenko retires hurt

 Spain`s Garbine Muguruza reached the quarter-finals of the French Open without raising a sweat when her Ukrainian opponent Lesia Tsurenko retired after just two games on Monday.

Jun 05, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

French Open: Garbine Muguruza through as Lesia Tsurenko retires hurt

Spain`s Garbine Muguruza reached the quarter-finals of the French Open without raising a sweat when her Ukrainian opponent Lesia Tsurenko retired after just two games on Monday.

Jun 05, 2018, 08:53 AM IST

French Open: Injury wrecks Serena Williams' audacious French title bid

American Serena Williams` audacious attempt to win the French Open for a fourth time ended in crushing anti-climax on Monday as injury, rather than an old foe, forced the 36-year-old to admit defeat at Roland Garros.

Jun 05, 2018, 08:34 AM IST

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open with injury

 American Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open on Monday, shortly before she was due on court to face Maria Sharapova in a much-anticipated fourth round showdown.

Jun 04, 2018, 19:31 PM IST

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge

The on-court rivalry is so lop-sided it can barely be described as such yet Serena Williams French Open fourth-round clash with Maria Sharapova on Monday feels like the biggest match played on the women's Tour this year.

Jun 04, 2018, 09:10 AM IST

Beware of flying barbs as Serena Williams faces off with Maria Sharapova

It has been almost 2-1/2 years since Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova last faced off across the net but when it comes to these two great on-court foes, absence does not make the heart grow fonder.

Jun 03, 2018, 13:05 PM IST

Serena Williams proves she is back to shake up Roland Garros

 When Serena Williams rushed towards the net to smash the ball away with all her might, the tremors felt all around Suzanne Lenglen Court on Saturday signalled only one thing -- she was back in town to shake things up at the French Open.

Jun 03, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

French Open: Serena Williams roars on to set up Maria Sharapova blockbuster

There was no messing around for Serena Williams on Saturday as she took only 75 minutes to knock out German 11th seed Julia Goerges 6-3 6-4 at the French Open and set up a heavyweight fourth-round showdown with Maria Sharapova.

Jun 03, 2018, 10:01 AM IST

French Open: Muguruza demolishes Stosur to reach last 16 in Paris

Spaniard Garbine Muguruza stormed into the French Open fourth round with a 6-0 6-2 demolition of Australia`s former runner-up Samantha Stosur on Saturday, underlining her credentials for a second title at Roland Garros.

Jun 02, 2018, 20:09 PM IST