Maria Sharapova

Muguruza ousts Sharapova

Garbine Muguruza thrashed Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the French Open semi-finals, condemning the Russian to her worst Grand Slam defeat in more than six years.

August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019

Serena proves too strong for Sharapova

Serena Williams delivered one of her most complete performances since returning to the game after the birth of her daughter to rout a helpless Maria Sharapova in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday.

June 6, 2018
June 6, 2018

Muguruza ousts Sharapova

Garbine Muguruza thrashed Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the French Open semi-finals, condemning the Russian to her worst Grand Slam defeat in more than six years.

January 5, 2018
January 5, 2018

Sharapova suffers Shenzhen semi-final defeat

Former world number one Maria Sharapova is dumped out in the semi-finals of the Shenzhen Open, losing in three sets to holder Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

Sharapova triumphs in Tianjin opener

Maria Sharapova made an impressive start to the Tianjin Open on Wednesday by beating Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets.

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

Sharapova battles on while Zverev, Kyrgios crash at US Open

Former world number one Maria Sharapova battles back to reach the third round of the US Open while next-generation rising stars Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios crash out.

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

This girl's not going anywhere: Sharapova

Maria Sharapova marks her first Grand Slam appearance since her doping ban ended with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over second seed Simona Halep at the US Open on Monday.

May 24, 2017
May 24, 2017

Sharapova handed wild card for Rogers Cup

Maria Sharapova's comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world number one is granted a wild card by the organisers of the Toronto tournament.

May 19, 2017
May 19, 2017

Sharapova granted wildcard

Maria Sharapova has been granted a wildcard for next month's WTA grasscourt event in Birmingham, a key Wimbledon warm-up, organisers said Thursday.

May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

Sharapova's sponsor backs French Open snub

Maria Sharapova's racket sponsor backs French Open's decision to deny the former world number one a wildcard entry and blames the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for her exclusion.

May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017

Sharapova targeting return to the top

Former world number one Maria Sharapova says she is not looking too far ahead after returning from a doping suspension but concedes she is eager to be competing for the biggest titles in tennis again.