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Sharapova brings 'serious' tennis event to LA in December

Maria Sharapova is bringing top-level tennis back to the Los Angeles area. The five-time Grand Slam title winner will host a sports-and-entertainment event in December at the UCLA Tennis Center, with participants such as 2003 U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori of Japan, Americans Jack Sock and Madison Keys, and Britain's Laura Robson. The two...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova ready to return from break at Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) Maria Sharapova says she's still working through a minor leg injury. The second-ranked Sharapova hasn't played since Wimbledon, where she lost to Serena Williams in the semifinals July 9. She was supposed to return last week in Toronto but withdrew after getting hurt in training. ''I'm feeling better, but I'm still working through it,'' she said Monday. She plans...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennis stars top list of Forbes highest paid female athletes

Another year, another account from Forbes on the world’s highest paid female athletes. And like year’s past, the tennis stars have the fattest bank accounts. Maria Sharapova reportedly tops the list for the 11th straight year. The tall blonde phenom earned a cool $29.7 million between June 2014 and June 2015 from prize money and endorsements. Serena Williams–one of the sports’...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova pulls out of Roger Cup with leg injury

Maria Sharapova has pulled out of next week's Rogers Cup with an injured right leg. The WTA announced her withdrawal from the U.S. Open hard-court tuneup tournament on Friday. Sharapova, a five-time major champion, has not competed since losing to Serena Williams in the semifinals at Wimbledon last month.
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov have broken up

The relationship between Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov is definitely over. The tennis players, who first began dating in 2013 from what we can tell (when Maria confirmed the relationship in a humorous way), were rumored to be over as recently as last year. Nothing was officially confirmed, however, until ESPN reporter Darren Rovell tweeted...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Serena dominates Sharapova in Wimbledon semifinal

Maria Sharapova couldn’t have started any worse in Thursday’s Wimbledon semifinal against Serena Williams. Three double faults gave Williams an early break point in the first game and it was all downhill from there for the Russian superstar. Williams cruised to a victory in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) to reach the Wimbledon final for the eighth time in her legendary career....
July 09, 2015  |  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...
May 17, 2015  |  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
April 30, 2015  |  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...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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