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Maria Sharapova called the slick courts at Wimbledon “dangerous” during her second-round loss to Michelle Larcher de Brito at the All England Club on Wednesday, but she refused to blame the surface for her defeat. Sharapova lost in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to de Brito on Court No. 2, which is the same venue where [...]
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Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov stepped away from the tennis courts at Wimbledon on Monday to share lunch together.
With their high-profile romance blossoming, Sharapova and Dimitrov took no notice of the cameras as they laughed together and held hands.
They may be the best looking sports couple (ever?) at the moment, but I have to give a big thumbs down to their outfits...
We were all rooting for Grigor Dimitrov on Friday, including Maria Sharapova.
The tennis players are in a relationship, and even though Sharapova is out of Wimbledon, her boyfriend was still in. And so the four-time major champion stuck around for a front-row seat to watch him play:
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Dimitrov was in action against Grega Zemlja in an epic five-setter...
Maria Sharapova and Michelle Larcher de Brito provided us with one of the louder screaming matches in tennis history during Wimbledon’s second round play on Wednesday. Here’s an example of the scream that were coming out of the mouths of Larcher and Sharapova during the match.
The 131st ranked Larcher de Brito who got the better of the No.3 seed Sharapova, 6-3 6-4.
Looks like Maria Sharapova won't be invited to the cool parties OR win Wimbledon.
With a whole lot of yelling and screaming, poof, there went the fun we were expecting for two weeks at Wimbledon. Sharapova lost 6-3, 6-4 in the second round Wednesday to Michelle Larcher de Brito. They are two of the loudest grunters on tour.
No more snickering comments back and forth with Serena...
Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of Wimbledon by a 131st-ranked qualifier on a day when injuries forced the withdrawal or retirement of seven other players.
The third-seeded Sharapova, the Wimbledon champion in 2004 champion, lost 6-3, 6-4 to Michelle Larcher de Brito of Portugal in the second round at the All England Club.
It's the second significant upset of the tournament...
Wednesday has been a brutal day at Wimbledon.
No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova is out after a straight-set loss to an unseeded player on a day marred by injuries, walkovers and retirements that have completely changed the landscape of the Grand Slam tournament in a matter of hours. Among the other damage:
No. 2 women's seed Victoria Azarenka, who injured herself in her first-round...
(June 26, 2013) Four former number ones – Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic all lost in the second round on Wednesday at Wimbledon. Sharapova was ousted by Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher de Brito ranked 131st in the world 6-3, 6-4. Sharapova slipped and fell several times on the court while de [...]
The players who knocked out Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon are going home themselves.
Sergiy Stakhovsky and Michelle Larcher de Brito each lost their encore performances Friday, two days after taking two of the game's biggest names out on the grass courts at the All England Club.
Stakhovsky fell 6-2, 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 to 37th-ranked Jurgen Melzer, while Larcher...
When it comes to Wimbledon there are few people more respected by the All England Lawn and Tennis Club than Chris Evert. She won the Ladies Singles title four times and also picked up another title in the doubles. Evert is well aware of the tiff going on between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova but it is nothing that will overshadow Wimbledon. Evert is serving as an analyst for...
Get ready for some unfamiliar names at Wimbledon.
With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal long gone, and Maria Sharapova out, too, after a wild Week 1 at the All England Club, Week 2 begins Monday with a schedule that includes participants such as Kenny de Schepper and Adrian Mannarino, Ivan Dodig and Jerzy Janowicz, Karin Knapp and Monica Puig.
No one from that group has played in...
(June 26, 2013) Players, fans, media members, Wimbledon trainers, and even my goldfish are all scratching their heads on this unprecedented injury-filled Wednesday.
Within the first four hours of play, five players had already been forced to withdraw due to injuries sustained on the slippery grass, and more continue throughout the day. As Darren Cahill states, the grass is typically...