Tag: Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova says people can write her off after her loss to Serena Williams, but she remains confident in her ability to compete with the best.
Serena Williams will next face Catherine McNally, who beat Swiss Timea Bacsinszky 6-4 6-1 earlier on Monday.
The US Open will begin with legendary Grand Slam champions Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova battling it out.
Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty trounces Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-1, while Simona Halep battles past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 during the second round of the Cincinnati Masters.
Ashleigh Barty has defeated Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open this year.
Grand Slam champ Maria Sharapova has her hopes dashed over a comeback after being defeated by Anett Kontaveit at the fourth-round of the WTA Toronto tournament.
Big-name casualties continue to pile up at this year's Wimbledon tournament.
Maria Sharapova has been sidelined since February after having surgery on a long-standing shoulder injury which has troubled her since 2008.
The 31-year-old former world No.1 has not played since the St Petersburg Trophy 4 weeks ago when she withdrew before a 2nd-round match.
Maria Sharapova's struggle with her right shoulder injury has prompted her to withdraw from next month's WTA Indian Wells Open.
Sharapova, 31, had been set to play fellow Russian Daria Kasatkina, the third seed in the tournament, in the second round.
Barty's win makes her only the third home player this millennium to reach the last eight in Melbourne.
Sharapova bundled Wozniacki out of the tournament 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to claim her biggest scalp since returning from a drugs ban in 2017.
There is no love lost between the two.
Nadal cruised into round two of the year's opening major 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 against Australian wildcard James Duckworth.
The veteran 5-time Grand Slam winner shows glimpses of her old ruthless self to dispatch Harriet Dart in just 63 minutes.
The winner at Melbourne Park in 2008 says she is feeling positive after 'tough times' in her career.
The five-time Grand Slam champion edges out Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky in one hour and 42 minutes.
The defeat ended former world number one Sharapova's perfect record of 23 wins - 22 of them in Arthur Ashe Stadium - in night sessions at Flushing Meadows.
Maria Sharapova beat Sorana Cîrstea to enter a third-round match against Jeļena Ostapenko.
Maria Sharapova beat veteran Patty Schnyder 6-2, 7-6 (8/6) and will next play against Sorana Cîrstea.
The match ended in twilight, a fitting metaphor for Sharapova who slipped to her first ever opening round defeat at the All England Club where she first burst upon the scene in 2003.
The 36-year-old downed Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to register her first victory at the majors since her 2017 Australian Open triumph.
Sharapova is in her best form since 2015.
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