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Maria Sharapova beats Elina Svitolina to reach 3rd round at China Open

  Five-time major winner Maria Sharapova moved into the third round of the China Open with ease on Tuesday, while Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska late-season slump continued with another early loss. The fourth-seeded Sharapova saved seven of nine break points she faced in a 6-2, 6-2 win over Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, a semifinalist last week at the Wuhan Open. Radwanska, the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova rolls into third round at China Open

BEIJING (AP) Five-time major winner Maria Sharapova moved into the third round of the China Open with ease on Tuesday, while Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska late-season slump continued with another early loss. The fourth-seeded Sharapova saved seven of nine break points she faced in a 6-2, 6-2 win over Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, a semifinalist last week at the Wuhan Open. Radwanska...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Venus, Sharapova reach China Open's second round

BEIJING -- Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories. The fourth-seeded Sharapova overcame six double-faults to defeat Estonian Kaia Kanepi 6-4, 6-1, while the 16th-seeded Williams came back from a 3-0 deficit in the opening set to defeat Britain's Heather Watson 6-3, 6-1. In other first-round matches...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams, Sharapova advance at China Open

BEIJING (AP) Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories. The fourth-seeded Sharapova overcame six double-faults to defeat Estonian Kaia Kanepi 6-4, 6-1, while the 16th-seeded Williams came back from a 3-0 deficit in the opening set to defeat Britain's Heather Watson 6-3, 6-1. In other first-round matches...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova Wins Wuhan Open and Qualifies for WTA Year End Championships

(September 27, 2014) In a rematch of the Wimbledon final staged in July, Petra Kvitova defeated Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-4 to claim the inaugural Wuhan Open in China on Saturday. With the win, the third seeded Czech player has qualified for the season-ending WTA finals in Singapore, along with Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Maria Sharapova. #456185002 / gettyimages.com “I...
Via Tennis Panorama
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova snaps newspaper selfie on airplane (PHOTO)

Next time you're reading a newspaper article about Maria Sharapova, don't be surprised if the No. 4-ranked female tennis player in the world is reading over your shoulder — even if you're flying in coach.The  27-year-old beauty recently lost in the third round at the inaugural Wuhan Open and was (presumably) flying to Beijing where she'll take part in the China...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova flies coach and tweets about it #reallynotreally

Hey buddy, I'm right behind you... :) pic.twitter.com/deVaMfetzr— Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) September 25, 2014Forget the funny-haha, I-saw-you-looking-at-me part of this tweet from Maria Sharapova. Does anyone really believe the Sugar Queen is flying coach? MARIA SHARAPOVA. SHE'S NOT LIKE US. AT ALL. REALLY NOT.
Via Down the Line!
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavy meta: Maria Sharapova sits behind guy reading about Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova had a very meta moment on an airplane during a recent flight.  The 27-year-old tennis star snapped a picture of a passenger in the row ahead of her -- who just happened to be reading a newspaper article about Sharapova herself (presumably about her third-round upset at the Wuhan Open).  Here's what she posted on her Twitter account:  There's a lot to...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova snaps photo of man reading Sharapova article

Maria Sharapova was surprisingly knocked out in the third round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open on Wednesday, losing in straight sets to Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky, 7-6, 7-5. The No. 4-ranked Russian star spared no time getting the heck of out Dodge — in this case, China — making haste and booking a flight […] The post Oblivious guy reads Maria Sharapova article with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Guy Reading About Maria Sharapova Doesn’t Realize She’s Sitting Right Behind Him

Maria Sharapova shared a pretty funny picture on her Twitter account early Thursday morning. A... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova flies coach

And? Maria Sharapova will look over your shoulder on an airplane.Hey buddy, I'm right behind you... :) pic.twitter.com/deVaMfetzr— Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) September 25, 2014Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova knocked out by qualifier at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China (AP) Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the Wuhan Open by Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (3), 7-5 in the third round on Wednesday. Sharapova double-faulted six times in the first set, and was twice a break up in the second set, but couldn't shake off Bacsinszky, who earned the biggest win of her career with a win over the Russian ranked No. 4 in the world...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help. Avoiding the sort of surprise that saw half of the top eight seeded women lose already, No. 5 Sharapova eliminated No. 26 Lisicki 6-2, 6-4 in a hard-hitting match that began Friday...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

This CiCi Bellis picture with Maria Sharapova will blow your mind

CiCi Bellis exploded onto the national stage this week after becoming the youngest person to win a match at the US Open since Anna Kournikova in 1996. Bellis, 15, beat Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in the first round of the US Open Monday and has received all kinds of attention since. Though Bellis is […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharapova Rebounds to Gain US Open Third Round

  #454265578 / gettyimages.com (August 27, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – Last year Maria Sharapova sat out the US Open with a shoulder injury. This year the Russian found herself battling to stay in a second round match against Alexandra Dulgheru, down a set and facing a break point. Sharapova came back to take the second set and outlasted the Romanian 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. The world No...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What to watch at Open: Will Sharapova foe take TO?

NEW YORK (AP) If Maria Sharapova's opponent Wednesday at the U.S. Open takes a medical timeout, the five-time major champion wouldn't mind seeing that come at a cost. Sharapova was asked after her first-round victory at Flushing Meadows what tennis rule she would like to change if she ran the sport, and - tongue-in-cheek - she mentioned charging for breaks players are allowed...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 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

Maria Sharapova Looking Forward to a Faster Hard Court at the US Open

(August 23, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – No. 5 Maria Sharapova admits she likes a hard court that is faster and coming into this year’s US Open, she’ll be getting her wish. “I think a faster court can have a higher bounce or a slower court can have a lower bounce. It always depends on the place and the weather. I don’t think I have ever really had a preference on hard court...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Genie Bouchard does not drive and still eats baby food

Genie Bouchard is 20 years old, ranked No. 8 in the world in women’s tennis and plays with the maturity and mental approach of a veteran player. She is on magazine covers, newspaper covers and promoted heavily by the WTA Tour. She is being hailed as the next Maria Sharapova. And she still does not […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 22, 2014  |  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
August 21, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
August 14, 2014  |  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!
August 13, 2014  |  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...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

FMK: Maria Sharapova, Alex Morgan, Sasha Cohen

Via Guyism
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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