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French Open Women’s Preview, Part I: Before The Draw

It is a basic reality of any bracketed tournament: It’s generally best to wait until the draw comes out to make more finite assessments of what’s at stake, who has a profound opportunity to create a lifelong memory, and which performers are uniquely vulnerable. With this in mind, we don’t yet need to delve into the more granular dimensions of Roland Garros 2015. That will come...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ball boy takes a nasty fall behind Maria Sharapova

The other day, I posted a video of 84-year-old Frank Lowry taking a hard fall during a trophy presentation. Today, I have another, but this time it was on the tennis court. Maria Sharapova defeated Carla Suarez Navarro to win her third Italian open. But Sharapova’s win wasn’t the only highlight of the day. During a break between sets, a ball boy took a nasty fall behind Sharapova’s...
Via No Guts, No Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ball boy takes nasty spill behind Maria Sharapova

Embarrassing yourself on television is, well, embarrassing, but it can be pretty darn hilarious for everyone else. Cameras were on tennis star Maria Sharapova during the women’s final of the Italian Open on Sunday when an unsuspecting ball boy came in hot behind her in an attempt to fetch an umbrella. Instead, he tripped over something and hit the ground face-first. Luckily...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rome WTA Review: Cloudy With A Chance Of Everything

In 2012, Maria Sharapova conquered Rome and then Paris. Being able to win the last prominent lead-up tournament to the French Open, and to then claim Roland Garros itself, represented one of the more substantial clay-court achievements in recent women’s tennis history. Sharapova has once again lifted a trophy in Italy’s ancient city, but as the French Open approaches, the same...
Via Attacking The Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova rolls at Italian Open; Cilic falls in straight sets

ROME -- Maria Sharapova opened her bid for a third Italian Open title with a win over 52nd-ranked Jarmila Gajdosova on Tuesday. The third-seeded Sharapova was leading 6-2, 3-1 when her Australian opponent retired with an apparent injury. Sharapova won back-to-back titles at the Foro Italico in 2011 and 2012. She is coming off a loss to Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Madrid Open semifinals...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Madrid Open: Sharapova rolls to third round

MADRID -- Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open by beating Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday. The third-seeded Russian broke Duque-Marino's serve four times while saving three break points on her own serve. Fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic also advanced, beating Coco Vandeweghe of the United States 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. Also,...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova smolders on cover of ‘Esquire’ in … Bulgaria? (photos)

Maria Sharapova obviously is a worldwide superstar and global tennis icon, so perhaps it should come as no surprise that she lands on magazine covers in countries far and wide. But it certainly is strange at first blush that Sharapova, who is preparing to defend her championship on the clay courts of Roland Garros at...Read More The post Maria Sharapova smolders on cover of ‘Esquire’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Keys poised to be next top American player

The Williams sisters are by far the most accomplished players on the tour, with two decades of WTA experience. Together they have an extraordinary 26 Grand Slam singles titles and 112 career singles titles. Both sisters have had the prestigious honor of being ranked World No. 1 multiple times throughout their remarkable careers. After 20 years on the tour, retirement is on the horizon...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova snaps photo of man reading Sharapova article

Maria Sharapova was surprisingly knocked out in the third round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open on Wednesday, losing in straight sets to Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky, 7-6, 7-5. The No. 4-ranked Russian star spared no time getting the heck of out Dodge — in this case, China — making haste and booking a flight […] The post Oblivious guy reads Maria Sharapova article with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova stumps for hometown Sochi

Before moving to the United States to pursue her burgeoning tennis career at the age of seven, Maria Sharapova spent her early years in what was back then the Soviet Union. After being born in Nyagard, Sharapova’s family moved to Sochi when she was two. With the whiz-bang job Sochi has done preparing horribly for […]The post Native daughter Maria Sharapova does her best to portray...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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