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Maria and Grigor Step Out In London

The couple that wears matching outfits together... stays together? Grigor Dimitrov and Maria Sharapova were finally spotted in London together as they browsed street art and the Dover Street Market.  There were split rumours earlier this year, but it looks they came about simply because the couple like to remain private. While both Dimitrov and Sharapova have been posting pics...
Via Onthegotennis
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharapova's WTA title hope and No. 1 chance over

  Maria Sharapova's hopes of winning the WTA Finals and claiming the year-end No. 1 ranking both ended on Friday despite a three-set victory over Agnieszka Radwanska. Sharapova needed to win in straight sets to have any chance of progressing in the tournament, and had to win the title if she was to overtake Serena Williams at the top of the rankings. Sharapova won the first set...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wozniacki wins thriller over Sharapova at WTA Finals

By Stephanie Neppl (October 21, 2014) SINGAPORE – Day one of the 2014 BNP Paribas WTA Finals featured two relatively tidy straight set wins, and play ended by 10:30pm local time. But day two was anything but straightforward. At 10:30pm Tuesday night, Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki were in the early stages of the third set of their match, which had turned into a marathon...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova spies passenger in first class reading front page article about her (pic)

As hard as it may be to believe, it appears that being a world-class tennis superstar doesn’t necessarily mean flying in the lap of luxury in first class. If you’re Maria Sharapova, tournament victories are needed to effectuate an upgrade from coach. A few weeks ago, after being bounced in the third round of the […] The post Maria Sharapova spies passenger in first class reading...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova got an upgrade in flight and in print

Remember that time Maria Sharapova eye-spied a fellow passenger reading about her on a flight and tweeted about it? And remember how I was on-the-floor shocked that she, a former world No. 1 and 5-time Grand Slammer, was riding alongside her minions in coach class? Well, the Sugar Queen got an upgrade in more ways than one.Hey buddy, remember me? I got an upgrade and a front page...
Via Down the Line!
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

China Open WTA Wrap-Up: Maria Sharapova And The Mysteries Of Tennis

The just-concluded China Open in Beijing is not quite a crown jewel on the Women’s Tennis Association’s annual calendar. Yet, it owns the distinction of being the last main-stage event before the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore, which begin on Oct. 20. You can identify this event as part of the “Asian swing” on the tennis calendar. You can label it as a prep tournament...
Via Attacking The Net
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

China Open WTA Wrap-Up: Maria Sharapova And The Mysteries Of Tennis

The just-concluded China Open in Beijing is not quite a crown jewel on the Women’s Tennis Association’s annual calendar. Yet, it owns the distinction of being the last main-stage event before the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore, which begin on Oct. 20. You can identify this event as part of the “Asian swing” on the tennis calendar. You can label it as a prep tournament...
Via Bloguin Best
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 30, 2014  |  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
September 28, 2014  |  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
September 26, 2014  |  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!
September 25, 2014  |  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 glean from...
Via Fox Sports
September 25, 2014  |  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
September 25, 2014  |  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
September 25, 2014  |  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
Via Bob's Blitz
September 25, 2014  |  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. Bacsinszky...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

US OPEN SCENE: Rain comes too late for Sharapova

NEW YORK (AP) The rain came too late for Maria Sharapova. Bounced from the U.S. Open just before a downpour Sunday, Sharapova faced reporters for a news conference that kept getting interrupted by screeching weather warnings going off on reporters' cellphones. ''Is that the flood warning?'' Sharapova asked. ''Darn it. If I was only there a little longer,'' she said to laughter....
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 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 to...
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

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 print for the...
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
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