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August 25th, 2017

Sharapova v Halep 1st Rd. Headlines Wild Women’s US Open; Preview

Let’s see, not too exciting, hmmmm…did we mention MARIA SHARAPOVA FACES (2) SIMONA HALEP FIRST ROUND? Halep is 0-6 career against Masha…

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 6:36 pm in Tennis, US Open | 9 Comments »

August 3rd, 2017

Sharapova Suffers Arm Injury In Stanford; Wimbledon Champ Muguruza Cruises In Hard Court Opener

Maria Sharapova’s injury woes continued Wednesday in Stanford.

Posted by Staff @ 11:21 am in Stanford | 7 Comments »

July 29th, 2017

Muguruza, Kvitova, American Contingent Come Out at WTA Stanford; Preview

Only one Top 10 player in Muguruza, but the former Wimbledon champion Kvitova, Sharapova returning from injury and young American seeds Keys, Vandeweghe and Bellis make for an interesting field…

Posted by Staff @ 6:45 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

July 27th, 2017

Maria Sharapova: My Passion For Tennis Is Stronger Than Ever

Maria Sharapova returns next week in Stanford.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:59 am in Summer Swing | 7 Comments »

June 10th, 2017

Maria Sharapova Withdraws From Grass Season, Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova won’t play the grass season.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:03 pm in Wimbledon | 4 Comments »

May 17th, 2017

Maria Sharapova To The French Open: No Actions Will Get In The Way Of My Dreams

Maria Sharapova and WTA CEO Steve Simon respond the French Open’s ruling.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:00 pm in French Open | 5 Comments »

May 16th, 2017

Sharapova Bumped from Italian Open, French Open Same Day

“I apologize for having to withdraw from my match today with a left thigh injury,” Sharapova said in a statement.

Posted by Staff @ 4:32 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

May 16th, 2017

Maria Sharapova Shut Down! French Open Denies Former Champ Entry Into Event

The French Open makes a stand.

Posted by Staff @ 3:50 pm in French Open | 35 Comments »

May 15th, 2017

Venus Williams Wins Rome Opener, Sharapova-Lucic Rematch Tuesday

Two former No. 1s Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova were both winners Monday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 11:45 pm in Rome | 2 Comments »

May 10th, 2017

Bouchard Train and WTA Smack Talk Keeps Coming with Upset of World No. 2 Kerber at Madrid

Bouchard in advancing to a career-first Madrid quarterfinal round will next face No. 8 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova, who defeated China’s Wang Qiang 6-4, 7-5.

Posted by Staff @ 4:13 pm in Tennis | 29 Comments »

May 8th, 2017

Bouchard Battles Past Sharapova In Madrid Showdown, Kerber Escapes

Eugenie Bouchard picked up her first career win over Maria Sharapova. Oh so sweet!

Posted by Staff @ 11:30 pm in Madrid | 4 Comments »

May 8th, 2017

Muguruza Out, Sharapova v Bouchard And Many Frenchmen Monday At Madrid Masters

Maria Sharapova continues her comeback Monday in Madrid.

Posted by Staff @ 1:00 am in Madrid | 25 Comments »

May 6th, 2017

Sharapova, Konta Face Tough Starts at WTA Madrid; Preview

“It’s a very difficult [opening] match,” Konta said of Siegemund. “I’m playing someone, Laura, who’s coming off a great result in Stuttgart. She beat a lot of great players so I know she’s playing well on this surface. I’m looking forward to the challenge, to play someone who’s playing well on this surface and improve my game as well.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:13 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

May 2nd, 2017

Maria Sharapova Rises From No Ranking To 262

Maria Sharapova is already back in the Top 300.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:52 am in Clay Season | 1 Comment »

May 1st, 2017

Siegemund’s Star Rising After WTA Stuttgart Title

Last year Siegemund needed to qualify to the main draw, and this year needed a wildcard before defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova, Karolina Pliskova, and Simona Halep to reach the final.

Posted by Staff @ 12:53 am in Tennis | Comments Off