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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.

Sharapova wins Rome epic as Nadal makes semis

Playing her fourth match in as many days, Sharapova needed three hours, 10 minutes to win a gruelling struggle, eventually triumphing 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 7-5.

Wozniacki passes Barty test, Plíšková and Sharapova advance

Caroline Wozniacki, Karolína Plíšková, and Maria Sharapova all advanced to the last 16 of the Mutua Madrid Open.

Sharapova to make grasscourt return at Aegon Classic

The Aegon Classic will be Maria Sharapova's first grasscourt tournament in three years.

Sharapova splits with Dutch tennis coach

Maria Sharapova's split with her tennis coach Sven Groeneveld was a mutual decision.

Tennis: Sharapova crashes out of Indian Wells

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova suffered a shock defeat on Wednesday to Japanese No. 1 Naomi Osaka, losing her opening match at the WTA Indian Wells tournament 6-4, 6-4.

Russian curler’s doping hearing cancelled, says CAS

A decision in the case will be announced later and will be based on written submissions.

Doping case ‘extremely disappointing’ if proven, say IOC

A fresh doping case would be deeply embarrassing for Russia, which was banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics over state-sponsored doping.