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Tag: Maria Sharapova

‘I believe in my ability,’ says defiant 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 routs Sharapova to reach US Open second round

Serena Williams will next face Catherine McNally, who beat Swiss Timea Bacsinszky 6-4 6-1 earlier on Monday.

Serena to meet Sharapova in US Open

The US Open will begin with legendary Grand Slam champions Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova battling it out.

Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati

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.

Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

Ashleigh Barty has defeated Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open this year.

Kontaveit downs Sharapova, Kerber falls in Toronto

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.

First-round exits for Sharapova and Muguruza, Kvitova through

Big-name casualties continue to pile up at this year's Wimbledon tournament.

Sharapova set for return after lengthy injury absence

Maria Sharapova has been sidelined since February after having surgery on a long-standing shoulder injury which has troubled her since 2008.

Small shoulder procedure to delay Sharapova return

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.

Injured Sharapova out of Indian Wells

Maria Sharapova's struggle with her right shoulder injury has prompted her to withdraw from next month's WTA Indian Wells Open.

Sharapova withdraws from St Petersburg with shoulder injury

Sharapova, 31, had been set to play fellow Russian Daria Kasatkina, the third seed in the tournament, in the second round.

Barty muscles past Sharapova to set up Kvitova quarter-final

Barty's win makes her only the third home player this millennium to reach the last eight in Melbourne.

Sharapova upsets defending champion Wozniacki

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.

Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki

There is no love lost between the two.

Ruthless Nadal, Wozniacki fly into Open round two

Nadal cruised into round two of the year's opening major 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 against Australian wildcard James Duckworth.

Sharapova says passion undimmed as she makes point

The veteran 5-time Grand Slam winner shows glimpses of her old ruthless self to dispatch Harriet Dart in just 63 minutes.

Ruthless Sharapova makes point with Dart double bagel

The winner at Melbourne Park in 2008 says she is feeling positive after 'tough times' in her career.

Sharapova campaign off to a tough start in Shenzhen

The five-time Grand Slam champion edges out Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky in one hour and 42 minutes.

Sharapova out of US Open, loses perfect night-time record to birthday...

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.

Sharapova closes out Cîrstea to advance at US Open

Maria Sharapova beat Sorana Cîrstea to enter a third-round match against Jeļena Ostapenko.

Sharapova downs battling Schnyder at US Open

Maria Sharapova beat veteran Patty Schnyder 6-2, 7-6 (8/6) and will next play against Sorana Cîrstea.

Sharapova insists she’s still Grand Slam force despite Wimbledon misery

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.

Catwoman Serena back in business as Nadal, Sharapova survive scares

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.

True grit Sharapova back at French Open with point to prove

Sharapova is in her best form since 2015.