Found March 09, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
BNP PARIBAS OPEN Indian Wells, CA, USA March 6-17, 2013 Hard/Outdoors Results – Friday, March 8, 2013 WTA Singles – Second Round (2) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 62 61 (3) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. (WC) Maria Sanchez (USA) 62 61 (5) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Olga Govortsova (BLR) 64 36 63 (6) [...]

Sugarpova Crashers: A Q & A with Maria Sharapova

We got the chance to attend Maria Sharapova's Sugarpova event at the La Quinta Resort and Spa while at the BNP Paribas Open.  First, Maria had a little Q & A for the fans, and after she did part of our Quick Q & A!!  She then turned her attention to the VERY long line of fans who had been waiting for quite some time to meet their idol.  Our interview and photos of...

Sharapova into Indian Wells quarters

Maria Sharapova advanced to the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino of Spain. Sharapova trailed 2-0 and 3-2 in the first set before rallying on a cloudless day in the desert when temperature reached the lower 90s. Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka, the top-ranked man and woman, were to play later in the day. No...

Maria Sharapova puts her HEAD Graphene Instinct to the Ultimate Racquet Test.

Silliness, but whatever, I need entertainment until I get to Indian Wells. Watch for an appearance by Novak Djokovic.

Indian Wells Day 3: Sharapova, Kuznestova, Blake victorious

Sharapova shows no mercy against fellow French Open champ Schiavone In what was seemingly one of the trickier second round match-ups, Maria Sharapova had no trouble beating veteran Francesca Schiavone 6-2 6-1, despite the cold, windy conditions to kick off her 2013 BNP Paribas Open campaign. Schiavone may not have been playing her best tennis, but Sharapova knew better than to discount...

Murray, Sharapova advance BNP

Andy Murray earned a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win over Evgeny Donskoy in a second-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday. Murray, the No. 3 seed at the $10 million event, had lost his opening match at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in each of the past two years. He said he had no explanation for those results, but that he hadn't felt any different Sunday than he had a year ago...

Sharapova and Kuznetsova in Notes and Quotes at the BNP Paribas Open

  (March 8, 2013) World No. 3 Maria Sharapova had no problems taking out Francesca Schiavone at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday 6-2, 6-1 while 2-time major champ Svetlana Kuznetsova have to overcome a first set bagel to top  18th seed Jelena Jankovic 0-6, 6-2, 7-5. During Sharapova’s post-match news conference, the media asked [...]

My Friend, My Foe, My Countrywoman

Flavia and Francesca. While the two might be in the wrong business to be known by a single stage name, there is no doubt that Flavia Pennetta and Francesca Schiavone have been the faces of Italian women’s tennis for the better part of a decade. Despite having contrasting styles, each brings something unique to women’s tennis. Schiavone, no doubt the flashier of the two, is the...
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