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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

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

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

Simona Halep knocks error-prone Maria Sharapova out of China Open

Halep, who lost to Sharapova in the first round of the US Open, won five out of nine break points and took advantage of an error-prone display to hand the Russian her first straight-sets defeat of the season, 6-2 6-2.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Summer Olympic 2016: Maria Sharapova awaiting CAS approval for Rio participation

Two weeks ago Sharapova was reported to have filed an appeal with the CAS in Switzerland`s Lausanne against her two-year suspension

Jun 29, 2016, 18:20 PM IST

Maria Sharapova handed two-year ban for doping

Sharapova's suspension was back-dated to 26 January 2016.

Jun 08, 2016, 20:39 PM IST

Runner Aregawi joins Sharapova in testing for meldonium

Swedish runner Abeba Aregawi became the latest athlete to test positive for meldonium on Wednesday, the same substance that tennis star Maria Sharapova was caught taking.

Mar 10, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Murray beaten as Nadal, Serena, Sharapova advance in Madrid

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray`s return to action at the Madrid Masters was ended in the third round by Santiago Giraldo on Thursday as the Colombian romped to a 6-3, 6-2 win.

May 09, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

Sharapova to return to tennis next week for exhibition game against Ivanovic

Former World No.1 Maria Sharapova will play her first match since August when she takes on Serbian player Ana Ivanovic in Bogota, Colombia next week in an exhibition match.

Nov 26, 2013, 17:14 PM IST

Sharapova, Azarenka through to Indian Wells` quarters

Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka swept aside Poland`s Urszula Radwanska in straight sets 6-3 6-1 to rush into the quarter finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

Mar 13, 2013, 09:53 AM IST

Serena Williams becomes oldest `World Number 1`

America`s Serena Williams battled from a set down to win her quarter-finals match at the Qatar Open, becoming the oldest woman to be crowned `World Number 1`.

Feb 16, 2013, 10:45 AM IST

Serena Williams a win away from being World Number 1

Former world number 1 Serena Williams is just one win away from reclaiing that spot at the top of the rankings after cruising into the Qatar Open quarter-finals.

Feb 15, 2013, 12:42 PM IST

Maria Sharapova says life’s too short not to have many lovers

Maria Sharapova sounded like the most prolific romantic of all the female tennis players by suggesting that she had many lovers on Valentine’s Day.

Feb 15, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

Australian Open 2013: Sharapova overpowers Venus

Maria Sharapova powered past Venus Williams with a straight-sets 6-1, 6-3 win in the Third Round of the Australian Open today.

Jan 18, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Australian Open: Sharapova, Venus to face-off in Round 3

Two big names of women’s tennis, Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova, will meet each other in Round Three of the Australian Open after both won their respective matches in straight sets.

Jan 16, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Sharapova says dating fellow tennis star is manageable

Maria Sharapova, who is reportedly in a relationship with Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov, has insisted that it’s “manageable” to date a fellow top athlete.

Jan 16, 2013, 11:26 AM IST

Japan Open: Azarenka thrashes Paszek, Sharapova stretched

World No.1 Victoria Azarenka faced little difficulty in the second round of the Japan Open tennis tournament Tuesday when she demolished Austria`s Tamira Paszek in straight sets.

Sep 25, 2012, 17:26 PM IST

Wimbledon 2012: Djokovic, Federer, Azarenka win; Sharapova, Clijsters crash out

Second seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus dispatched Ana Ivanovic 6-1, 6-0 to advance to the quarter-final of to meet Tamira Paszek.

Jul 04, 2012, 20:49 PM IST

French Open: Errani reaches her first Grand Slam final

Sara Errani of Italy entered the final of French Open 2012 on Thursday defeating sixth-seed Sam Stosur of Australia 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in the semi-final.

Jun 07, 2012, 21:45 PM IST

Sharapova feels ‘spoilt’ with $250K engagement ring

Maria has admitted that she feels spoilt to receive a $250K engagement ring.

Nov 03, 2010, 13:07 PM IST