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French Open 2012 Tennis Fashion. Women's Final: Maria Sharapova

Maria is back to the top, and moreover, with a Grand Slam again! 2012 French Open was very lucky for Maria, it brought her first place in WTA ranking, a trophy, and career Grand Slam, as French Open was the only Grand Slam tournament Maria didn't win! We've been waiting for 2 weeks for this day to write about Maria's fashion. As usual, it is very classy. This time...

Let’s Take a Moment to Appreciate Maria Sharapova

Mike Golic and Adnan Virk (filling in for Mike Greenberg) opened today’s show with a rundown of all the things that happened Saturday in the world of sports. They spent plenty of time talking about the Eastern Conference Finals and the Pacquiao-Bradley decision and even the Belmont, but they somehow failed to mention that one of the world’s most famous athletes became only the...

Sharapova completes career slam

Maria Sharapova won the French Open on Saturday, defeating Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in the final to complete the career Grand Slam. Second-seeded Sharapova, who was guaranteed of moving to No. 1 in the world regardless of the result, jumped to a quick 4-0 lead against the 21st-seeded Errani, who was in her first Grand Slam final. Errani battled back on a blustery day at Roland Garros...

Maria Sharapova is your 2012 French Open champion

Boom. A dominating 6-3, 6-2 victory over Sara Errani. The French Open title completes a career grand slam for the Thigh Goddess, and she leaves Roland Garros with the #1 world ranking in women's tennis. No biggie.After the match, the 25-year-old Sharapova said, "It's a long journey. It started from a very young age and it's not over yet. I'm not sitting here...

Maria Sharapova Wins French Open–And Is Also the Runner-Up!

Congratulations to Maria Sharapova as the winner of the 2012 French Open. In an amusing snafu, she was also announced as the runner-up. The ever-charming Maria winningly took that in stride—although... [[ Read More ]]

Sharapova to Return to World No. 1

From the WTA: PARIS, FRANCE – Maria Sharapova will become the new WTA World No.1 on Monday, June 11, following her semifinal victory over Petra Kvitova today at Roland Garros.   Sharapova originally ascended to No.1 on August 22, 2005, becoming the first Russian woman to achieve this milestone. The Russian has held the top ranking for 17 non-consecutive weeks during her career...

Maria Sharapova completes career Grand Slam with French Open victory

Trials and tribulations end in the ultimate triumph for Maria Sharapova

By Melissa Boyd Four years ago many wondered if she would ever play again and when she did, next to no one believed she could taste the sweetest victory of her career, the one that she earned on the famed red clay courts at Roland-Garros. In the space of three days, Maria Sharapova became World No. 1, captured her first French Open title, completed the career Grand Slam and wrote...

Maria Sharapova Nets Career Grand Slam, Defeats Sara Errani to Capture French Open Title

Already a big name on the red carpet, Maria Sharapova is now a champion on the red clay, too. The Russian star won the French Open on Saturday, defeating Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in the final at Roland Garros to complete the career Grand Slam. Second-seeded Sharapova, who was guaranteed of moving to No. 1 in the world regardless of the result, jumped to a quick 4-0 lead against the 21st...

The Thigh Goddess is one win away from a French Open title, & is now ranked #1 in the world

Maria Sharapova defeated/dominated Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-3 in the French Open semifinals on Thursday to advance on to the French Open final, where she'll face 21st-seeded Sara Errani on Saturday. With this victory, Maria is now ranked #1 in women's tennis, for the first time since June 2008. Maria was cruising along in those days before getting shoulder surgery, but it appears...

Sharapova shows she's no Kournikova

Maria Sharapova could be Danica Patrick now. She surely could have been a Go Daddy girl while dabbling in sports on the side. It would have been so easy. Instead, with her win Thursday in the semifinals at the French Open, Sharapova will move to No. 1 in the world. She came back from career-threatening shoulder surgery. She still fights the yips on her serve at times. And a win...

FRENCH OPEN: Maria Sharapova Not Just for Show. Killer Barbie Back to No. 1

  Maria Sharapova could be Danica Patrick now. She surely could have been a Go Daddy girl while dabbling in sports on the side. It would have been so easy. Instead, with her win Thursday in the semifinals at the French Open, Sharapova will move to No. 1 in the world. She came back from career-threatening shoulder surgery. She still fights the yips on her serve at times. And a win...

French Open Women's Champions

2012 - Maria Sharapova 2011 - Li Na 2010 - Francesca Schiavone 2009 - Svetlana Kuznetsova 2008 - Ana Ivanovic 2007 - Justine Henin 2006 - Justine Henin-Hardenne 2005 - Justine Henin-Hardenne 2004 - Anastasia Myskina 2003 - Justine Henin-Hardenne 2002 - Serena Williams 2001 - Jennifer Capriati 2000 - Mary Pierce 1999 - Steffi Graf 1998 - Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario 1997...
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