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US Open: I could've played better, says Serena Williams

Williams was denied a record-equalling 24th Slam title as the 19-year-old Andreescu on Saturday became the youngest Grand Slam winner since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open, when the Russian was 18.

Sep 08, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

Serena Williams survives scare to reach US Open third round

World number eight Williams, who captured the first of her six US Open titles two years before her 17-year-old opponent was born, spent the first half of the match trying to find her rhythm but when she did she was off to the races.

Aug 29, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Serena Williams to meet Maria Sharapova in first round of US Open

It will be the 22nd career match-up between the two long-time rivals, who somehow have avoided each other at the US Open throughout their long careers. 

Aug 23, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

Venus Williams snaps losing streak with Cincinnati win over Lauren Davis

Williams will now lock horns with defending champion Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in the second round of the tournament. 

Aug 13, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

Johanna Konta, Maria Sharapova fall at Rogers Cup in Toronto

In other matches, 76th-ranked American Jennifer Brady defeated 50th-ranked Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-1 6-2.

Aug 06, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

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