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U.S. Open Women’s Draw Analysis

There’s a very clear theme to be found at the 2014 United States Open, now that the draws have been announced in a ceremony held early Thursday afternoon in New York. The women’s draw is here — click on each highlighted section to see the pairings.   * THE ESSENTIAL U.S. OPEN QUESTION: “WHO WILL KNOCK OFF THE BIGGEST NAMES (IF ANYONE)?” As you look at the drawsheet, you’ll...
Via Bloguin Best
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Women’s Draw Analysis

There’s a very clear theme to be found at the 2014 United States Open, now that the draws have been announced in a ceremony held early Thursday afternoon in New York. The women’s draw is here — click on each highlighted section to see the pairings.   * THE ESSENTIAL U.S. OPEN QUESTION: “WHO WILL KNOCK OFF THE BIGGEST NAMES (IF ANYONE)?” As you look at the drawsheet, you’ll...
Via Attacking The Net
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

US Open Seeds For Both Men And Women Announced

How do your favorite tennis stars rank? Check out the list that was released today.  The seeds for the women goes as follows: 1. Serena Williams2. Simona​ Halep3. Petra Kvitova4. Agnieszka Radwanska5. Maria Sharapova6. Angelique​ Kerber7. Eugenie​ Bouchard8. Ana Ivanovic The seeds for the men goes as follows: 1. Novak Djokovic2. Roger Federer3. Stanislas Wawrinka...
Via Geeks and Cleats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati ATP & WTA Recap: Steel Beneath The Velvet

We’ve seen two utterly fascinating weeks of North American hardcourt tennis since the world’s best (minus Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro, and Li Na, among others) came to Canada in early August. Tour action continues this week in New Haven (Connecticut) and Winston-Salem (North Carolina). Moreover, a few of the big names on the WTA Tour — Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova,...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati ATP & WTA Recap: Steel Beneath The Velvet

We’ve seen two utterly fascinating weeks of North American hardcourt tennis since the world’s best (minus Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro, and Li Na, among others) came to Canada in early August. Tour action continues this week in New Haven (Connecticut) and Winston-Salem (North Carolina). Moreover, a few of the big names on the WTA Tour — Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova,...
Via Attacking The Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Elle Quebec Uses Photos Of Maria Sharapova In Eugenie Bouchard Profile (Photo)

Eugenie Bouchard often gets stuck in the shadow of Maria Sharapova. So much so that a major magazine mixed the two tennis stars up. Elle Quebec featured Montreal native Bouchard on the cover of its August issue, but there was one problem: They put photos of Sharapova from the 2014 French Open final on the inside. Sharapova beat Bouchard in the semifinal of that tournament. Elle...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paula Creamer Among World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes

To the surprise of no one, Maria Sharapova again tops Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid female athletes. The tennis superstar is No. 1 for the 10th straight year after earning $24.4 million – $22 million of which came from endorsements alone – between June 2013 and June 2014. Following her is basically a who’s who in tennis: Li Na, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka...
Via Back9Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

FASHION FIX: Nike US Open looks for Serena, Sharapova, and Azarenka

Along with the duds Nike unveiled for their boys, the sportswear giant released images and information on what their lady ballers will be wearing at the US Open. They're definitely trying to go for some eye-catching, chatter-inducing styles for Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Victoria Azarenka. If that's the case, then it's working.Yes, you're looking at leopard...
Via Down the Line!
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova Fends Off Keys in Cincinnati

  #453537198 / gettyimages.com By Dave Gertler (August 12, 2014) MASON, OHIO – Maria Sharapova, seeded 5th at the Western & Southern Open, has survived a second-set resurgence from home-grown up and coming star Madison Keys, to win in three sets in just under two hours. Sharapova is now the first women’s player into the third round.   The first set was a one-sided affair...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tsonga and Aga walk away winners, Venus' game goes retro at the Rogers Cup

"I'm super stoked to win and all but what IS this?!"I just got back from some time away last week and wouldn’t you know I missed some tremendous matches at the Rogers Cup. I was keeping up with most of it by reading the news and watching some highlights, but I was able to see some of Maria Sharapova’s loss to Carla Suarez Navarro and Novak Djokovic's shockingly...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

FMK: Maria Sharapova, Alex Morgan, Sasha Cohen

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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova upset by Suarez Navarro in Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) Maria Sharapova was upset by Carla Suarez Navarro in a match interrupted twice by rain Thursday at the Rogers Cup. Suarez Navarro won 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals. The 16th-ranked Spaniard returned from the second delay to break Sharapova's serve and then fought off a break point in the next game thanks to a lucky net cord. She broke again in the final...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Would You Rather: Behati Prinsloo or Maria Sharapova?

Via Guyism
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova Leans on Mayweather, Snubbed By Drake at ESPYs

Maria Sharapova won the Best Female Tennis Player award at the ESPYs yesterday, but that wasn't the highlight for Maria fans. When she joined boxer Floyd Mayweather to present the award for Best Game both took the opportunity to make fun of their height difference leading to this totally adorable GIF.  Maria was introduced by Drake who said, "And from tennis, or whatever...
Via Onthegotennis
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova towers over Floyd Mayweather Jr. at ESPYs (GIF/photo)

Maria Sharapova, at 6-foot-2, is a real-life representation of the prototypical Amazon woman. Floyd Mayweather Jr., meanwhile, while not incredibly short, stands at 5-foot-8. While Mayweather is the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet, he doesn’t look nearly as imposing or intimidating when he is merely standing next to Sharapova. The two were paired together […] The post...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova And Floyd Mayweather Fit Together At ESPYS

There are few people who Floyd Mayweather would let show him up at the ESPN ESPY awards, but it appears that Maria Sharapo…
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova towers over Floyd Mayweather at the ESPY Awards

No one upstages Maria Sharapova. Unless you're Floyd Mayweather.The diminutive boxer was given the royal treatment during his introduction at last night's ESPYs by host Drake, including a rolled out red carpet. But the Russian was having none of it. She walked out in front of Mayweather, took over the podium, and then asked, "Wow, where was my introduction?" Maria...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather’s greatest fight may have come against Maria Sharapova

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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova clowns with Floyd Mayweather at ESPYs (Video)

Tennis star Maria Sharapova used her height advantage over boxer Floyd Mayweather for some laughs as the duo presented the Best Game award at Wednesday night's ESPYs.The 5-foot-8 Mayweather received an elaborate introduction from "The Money Team", yet he was completely overshadowed by Sharapova, who stands 6-foot-2 and was wearing high heels. H/T LBS. This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova Boxes Out Floyd Mayweather, Then Leans On Him

Maria Sharapova went to the ESPYs to present an award with Floyd Mayweather and decided to box him out at the podium. Then she followed it up by leaning on him. Floyd laughed it off, but I bet he wasn’t happy. [@cjzero] The post Maria Sharapova Boxes Out Floyd Mayweather, Then Leans On Him appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather Is Small Money Next To Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova is 6'2. Floyd Mayweather … is not. Thank you ESPYS for reconfirming.
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova tanning in a bikini in Mexico & you've already clicked the link

Maria Sharapova tanning in a bikini in Mexico. [GCeleb]Oh, and look -- she's got her own camera to turn the tables on the paparazzi. [More Bob’s Blitz Babes]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Djokovic vs. Federer, Sharapova gets squirmy, and thoughts for Duval

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will continue their long rivalry when they meet for the men’s Championship at Wimbledon. And a rivalry it is; their head-to-head is 16-18 in favor of the Swiss. They’ve met three times this year with Fed leading 2-1, and they haven’t met in a major final since the U.S. Open in 2007.The top seed was on fire at the start of his semifinal against...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova inadvertently upset the world's cricket fans?

It can be easy to forget that there is a whole corner of the world that really, really likes cricket. Maria Sharapova won’t forget that fact any time soon. Sachin Tendulkar was in attendance at Wimbledon on Saturday and if you don’t know who that is, don’t worry, Maria Sharapova didn’t know either: Q. Sachin Tendulkar was the other person who came in at the same time as David...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharapova Upset at Wimbledon by Angelique Kerber

This should be a day that will go down in Wimbledon history as a day of brutal massacres. Maria Sharapova loses to Angelique Kerber. Another upset at Wimbledon as No. 5 Maria Sharapova loses to No. 9 Angelique Kerber 6-7, 6-4, 4-6 in 4th round — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 1, 2014 Serena Williams and her sister Venus had to withdraw from the doubles competition for unknown...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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