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Out Of The Darkness

When an athlete drinks in one of the great moments of her career, it’s natural to want the perfect setting for such an occasion. However, at the very moment Caroline Wozniacki defeated Maria Sharapova on Sunday at the U.S. Open, dark storm clouds loomed not too far away. Those very clouds soon poured down rain, creating a weather delay of just over two hours and leading tournament...
Via Attacking The Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Out Of The Darkness

When an athlete drinks in one of the great moments of her career, it’s natural to want the perfect setting for such an occasion. However, at the very moment Caroline Wozniacki defeated Maria Sharapova on Sunday at the U.S. Open, dark storm clouds loomed not too far away. Those very clouds soon poured down rain, creating a weather delay of just over two hours and leading tournament...
Via Bloguin Best
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Top Plays for Today

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide --- --CAROLINE WOZNIACKI WEARS DOWN MARIA SHARAPOVA TO REACH US OPEN QUARTERFINALS Caroline Wozniacki wore down Maria Sharapova to win in three sets at the U.S. Open and return to a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time in more than two years. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/T/TEN-US-OPEN?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams targets her first major quarterfinal appearance of 2014

  With Maria Sharapova's loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year. Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourth-round match Monday. First things first, though. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has yet to even reach a major quarterfinal this season. ''I've been a casualty this...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters

NEW YORK (AP) With Maria Sharapova's loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year. Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourth-round match Monday. First things first, though. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has yet to even reach a major quarterfinal this season. ''I've been...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer and Sharapova Advance in US Open Night Session

Roger Federer (August 29, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS -No. 2 seed Roger Federer beat 104th-ranked Sam Groth of Australia 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Friday night to improve his record in night matches at the US Open to 54-1. During a moment in last game of the second set against the hard-serving Australian, after a 17 stroke tally, Federer raised his right hand to make a “No. 1,” gesture after...
Via Tennis Panorama
2 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ralph Lauren Debuts Awesome Fitness Tracking Shirts at U.S. Open

The U.S. Open began on Monday, and besides attracting its regular cast of characters—Roger Federer and his headband, Maria Sharapova and her grunting, Novak Djokovic and his smirks—new technology made
Via Stack
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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...
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6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova returns to U.S. Open with a win

Maria Sharapova returns to U.S. Open with a win
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Bolletieri's Tips For Serving Up a Victory

Sports The legendary tennis coach whose IMG Academy has trained everyone from Andre Agassi to Maria Sharapova, dishes up three superior shots.
Via maxim.com
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MARIA SHARAPOVA GRACES THE COVER OF NET-A-PORTER’S “THE EDIT” MAGAZINE

Maria Sharapova fronts the latest issue of The Edit, a magazine from online luxury fashion retailer, Net-A-Porter. She’s the first athlete to grace the cover. Within the featured article, “Holding Court,” the tennis star opens up about her dedication and passion for the game, her off-court business ventures like Sugarpova and Supergoop, her home country of Russia, and living...
Via A Glam Slam
10 days 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 Bloguin Best
11 days 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
12 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...
Via NESN.com
17 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!
19 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...
Via Tennis Panorama
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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