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No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova won 12 of the last 13 points of her match Friday to defeat Mallory Burdette 6-1, 6-1 and advance to the fourth round of the U.S. Open.
Sharapova, who completed the career Grand Slam earlier this year at the French Open, needed only 58 minutes at 90-degree Arthur Ashe Stadium to wrap up the win over Burdette.
Sharapova has not been tested so far this year...
Four-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Melinda Czink on Monday.
The third-seeded Russian needed just 67 minutes to beat the 88th-ranked Hungarian left-hander.
Sharapova won the French Open to complete the career Grand Slam and an Olympic silver medal this year but pulled out of hard-court warm-up tournaments...
I don’t know what it is about these pictures featuring “bionic” arms of professional women’s tennis players but they just simply amaze me. The fact that their arms can look like that at the point of impact is AWESOME!
We put together a list of the Top 10 bionic arms from Day 1 and Day 2 at the 2012 Women’s US Open in tennis. Somewhere Hulk Hogan is smiling…brother...
FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – The men’s and women’s third seeds proved to be deadly against their opponents during the Wednesday evening session at the US Open. Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova made quick work of their opponents.
Sharapova opened the night session with a 6-1, 6-0 stomping of Spain’s Lourdes Domínguez Lino. The Russian evaluated her performance:” I thought...
FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - Third seeds Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova have reached the US Open second round on Monday with straight set victories.
Despite the 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 win over Russian Alex Bogomolov, he struggled at times with his serve and play in general.
“I just didn’t serve that well” Murray told media. “Didn’t serve well most of the match. That was why I actually...
Maria Sharapova says she is no longer engaged to professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic.
Speaking after a third-round victory at the U.S. Open on Friday, the four-time Grand Slam title winner says their relationship has been over ''since the end of spring, actually.''
Adds Sharapova: ''It was obviously a challenging decision, you know, from both of...
By Romi Cvitkovic
The US Open is underway and the top players are on fire — not only with their games, but also their on-court tennis apparel. Curious about what your favorite players are wearing and where to buy it? Well, wonder no more and check out this year’s US Open Nike and adidas tennis outfits for both men and women. Serve it up!
Top women’s seed Victoria Azarenka...
By Romi Cvitkovic
Tennis players are vocal by nature due to always being interviewed and probed by media, commentators and fans. So they make a lot of funny, quirky, quizzical and sometimes insightful comments. Here’s the roundup of the best player quotes from Day One of the U.S. Open.
MARIA SHARAPOVA, on her stomach bug that kept her out of Montreal and Cincinnati:
Vogue editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, is tennis’ biggest fashion fan and a longtime friend of Roger Federer. Clad in designer dresses and sporting a perfect bob and her signature shades, Wintour is never far from the U.S. Open action. In honor of this year’s tournament, Wintour merged her interests in tennis and high-fashion.
Vogue magazine enlisted 11 designers to take the iconic...