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Kirilenko rallies to make Korea Open quarterfinals

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Maria Kirilenko took another step in her comeback from injury by beating third-seeded Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Korea Open. Kirilenko fell out of the top 100 this year after a knee injury kept her out the first three months of the season. She will next face sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Baldwin Catches Stray Ball At U.S. Open Tennis Match (Video)

Alec Baldwin looks really confident bordering on cocky in anything he does, and that includes hanging out at a tennis tournament. The famous actor — dressed in a suit for some reason — took in a U.S. Open tennis match between Maria Sharapova and Maria Kirilenko on Monday night, and he became the center of attention for just a few moments. After one of Kirilenko’s shots went...
Via NESN.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharapova and Djokovic make Quick Work of Challengers during US Open Night Session

  (August 25, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWs – Night session on day one of the 2014 US Open had Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic with easy victories. Sharapova won the last 10 games of her match to dismiss friend Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0, making a return to Flushing Meadows as she missed last year’s event due to an injured right shoulder. “I thought there was a few times where I...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova returns to U.S. Open, wins first-round match

  Maria Sharapova made a winning return to the U.S. Open, overcoming a few wobbles with her serve tosses before taking the final 10 games to beat longtime friend Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 Monday night in the first round. The fifth-seeded Sharapova, who missed the tournament last year because of an injured right shoulder, trailed 4-2 in the first set. She then took control in the...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharapova returns to US Open, wins 1st-rounder

NEW YORK (AP) Maria Sharapova made a winning return to the U.S. Open, overcoming a few wobbles with her serve tosses before taking the final 10 games to beat longtime friend Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 Monday night in the first round. The fifth-seeded Sharapova, who missed the tournament last year because of an injured right shoulder, trailed 4-2 in the first set. She then took control...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin workout video set to ‘I Believe I Can Fly’ is gold (video)

It appears that Alexander Ovechkin is getting over his broken engagement with tennis star Maria Kirilenko by dedicating himself to physical fitness. Ovi posted some videos to his Instagram account in which the Washington Capitals superstar is engaging in some strenuous-looking workouts as he prepares for the upcoming season. The first one is simple enough, […] The post Alexander...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

THE LOW DOWN: Did Maria Kirilenko end it with Alex Ovechkin over this Instagram photo?

Is this photo the reason why Maria Kirilenko called off her engagement and ended her relationship with Alex Ovechkin? According to Sports Illustrated, this picture of Ovechkin with gymnast Karolina Sevastianova taken by the hockey star's friend, Russian basketballer Russian basketballer Vitaly Fridzonon, and posted on his Instagram feed led to the breakup.In the statement released...
Via Down the Line!
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Kirilenko dumped Alex Ovechkin over Instagram photo?

Women’s tennis player Maria Kirilenko released a statement earlier this week announcing that she has called off her engagement with Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin. Was an Instagram photo one of the reasons she decided to move on? Over the weekend, Ovechkin’s friend Vitaly Fridzon — a Russian basketball player — shared a photo of Ovechkin […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Ovechkin's fiancée break up with him over Instagram pic?

I would imagine there is more to it than this, but it isn’t uncommon for social media to be the straw that broke the camel’s back in a relationship. According to SI, Ovechkin’s lady tennis player Maria Kirilenko didn’t take too kindly to this Instagram photo of Ovechkin and Russian basketball pro Vitaly Fridzon in Helicopter (you can see the photo below).  The sad part is...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Kirilenko Is No Longer Engaged

Maria Kirilenko has ended her engagement to NHL hockey player Alexander Ovechki. The two were dating for a year before they became engaged in 2012. In her statement, Maria made it sound like the decision was her's. "I have made a decision to break up our engagement,” Kirilenko said in an R-Sport interview. “There are a lot of reasons, but I wouldn’t want to go in...
Via Onthegotennis
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Kirilenko says engagement with Alex Ovechkin is over

The relationship of Russian athletes Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirlenko appears to be over. R-Sport reported Kirilenko’s confirmation that she has called off their engagement. Мария Кириленко @mkirilenko и Александр Овечкин @ovi8 расстались http://t.co/11cjdk0roq pic.twitter.com/2LyvxAehw2 — Р-Спорт (@rsportru) July 21, 2014 Translated...
Via KCM Sports
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin, Tennis Star Maria Kirilenko Break Off Engagement Plans

You can cross one power couple off of the list in the sports world today. Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin and his girlfriend, tennis star Maria Kirilenko, have broken off their engagement, R-Sports reported Monday morning. Kirilenko would not say why the two ended things, but did wish Ovechkin the best in his hockey career. “I have made a decision to break up our...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko end engagement

Photo cred: beermugsports.com After being together for three years and engaged for over a year and a half, Alex Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko have parted ways. Kirilenko announced the end of their engagement to the Russian Tennis Federation today. Maria Kirilenko released this statement about her decision, I have decided to terminate the engagement. There are many reasons, but do...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Kirilenko Ends Engagement To Alexander Ovechkin

Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko and Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin had been dating for three years and were engaged in December 2012, but it appears that engagement is now over. Kirilenko issued this statement: “I have decided to terminate the engagement, – said Maria. – There are many reasons, but do not want to […] The post Maria Kirilenko Ends Engagement...
Via Diehardsport
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Sloane Stephens Loses in 1st Round. Hype was Wrong, Unfair

Sloane Stephens isn’t living up to expectations. First there was the loss to Simona Halep in the battle of Generation We-Got-Next at the French Open, and on Monday she lost to Maria Kirilenko 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) in the first round at Wimbledon. Just 17 months ago, she beat Serena Williams at the Australian Open. Now, while doing well in several majors, she has never even won a pro tournament...
Via Greg Couch on Tennis
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Slow Down With Sloane

It did not take long for the 2014 Wimbledon tournament to provide a stormy, polarizing moment. After only two hours of play, Sloane Stephens — owner of six consecutive round-of-16 or better showings at the majors, the longest active streak in women’s tennis — crashed out of the All-England Club with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) loss to Maria Kirilenko. Stephens’s penchant for playing well...
Via Attacking The Net
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Slow Down With Sloane

It did not take long for the 2014 Wimbledon tournament to provide a stormy, polarizing moment. After only two hours of play, Sloane Stephens — owner of six consecutive round-of-16 or better showings at the majors, the longest active streak in women’s tennis — crashed out of the All-England Club with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) loss to Maria Kirilenko. Stephens’s penchant for playing well...
Via Bloguin Best
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sloane Stephens Out In The First Round At Wimbledon

Photo Credit: Keith Allison via commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sloane_Stephens_(85-89896982002).jpg   This has been the season of the upsets in the Tennis Majors.  Sloane Stephens was the next one in line to feel the wrath of the upset.  The American 21-year old was shockingly beat in the first round at Wimbledon by 109th ranked Maria Kirilenko of Russia, 6-2, 7-6 (6).  Stephens...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Seeds Stephens and Stosur Fall in Wimbledon First Round

  #451088784 / gettyimages.com (June 23, 2014) American Sloane Stephens’ streak of reaching the second week at a major was halted at six on Monday at Wimbledon when No. 109 Maria Kirilenko held back her opponent 6-2, 7-6(6) on her sixth match point. Seventeenth seed Sam Stosur also fell victim to an opening day upset losing to Yanina Wickmayer 6-3, 6-4.   After an easy first...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Players May Have the Hottest Wives & Girlfriends of All Pro-Athletes

While NHL players may get the lowest television ratings of the four major North American sports, their wives and girlfriends get top ratings from us. Whether it’s multi-talented babes like Dion Phaneuf’s wife Elisha Cuthbert or Jarret Stoll’ lady Erin Andrews, or fellow athletes like Alex Ovechkin’s girlfriend Maria Kirilenko, these ladies bring heat that would melt any ice...
Via Sports-Kings
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis – WTA Round-up for Charleston and Monterrey

FAMILY CIRCLE CUP Charleston, USA March 31-April 6, 2014 $710,000/Premier Green Clay/Outdoors Results – Monday, March 31, 2014 Singles – First Round (9) Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. Johanna Larsson (SWE) 62 63 (Q) Belinda Bencic (SUI) d. (10) Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 61 75 (15) Madison Keys (USA) d. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 76(0) 76(3) Elina Svitolina (UKR) d. (Q) Jarmila Gajdosova...
Via Tennis Panorama
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Kirilenko to wear new adidas by Stella McCartney at Australian Open 2014

________________________________________ ________________________________________ Time for summer tennis down under. Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Kirilenko will be wearing new kits designed by Stella McCartney for adidas at the Australian Open 2014. McCartney once again looks to yellow on this return to Melbourne's blue courts. I like this new group a lot. It's got a very...
Via Tennis Identity
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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