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Maria Sharapova

20 Apr
Former women's tennis world number one Maria Sharapova is pregnant with her first child, the Russian announced on her 35th birthday on Tuesday.
27 Feb 2020
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is “saying goodbye” to tennis at the age of 32. In an article written for Vogue and Vanity Fair, Sharapova said her body “had become a distraction”
26 Feb 2020
Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world's most recognisable sportswomen, on Wednesday announced her retirement at the age of 32.
27 Aug 2019
Maria Sharapova said she remains confident in her ability to compete with the best despite Monday's crushing defeat by old foe Serena Williams in the first round of the US Open.
27 Aug 2019
Serena Williams overwhelmed Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 on Monday to reach the second round of the US Open in search of her 24th Grand Slam title while "rusty" Roger Federer rallied past Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal.
11 Jun 2019
Former world number one Maria Sharapova confirmed on Monday she will play at next week's Mallorca Open after more than three months out through injury.
19 Jan 2019
Maria Sharapova defeated the third seed and defending champion, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6/4; 4/6; 6/3 in the Rod Laver Arena. For the men, Roger Federer ran through American youngster, Taylor Fritz 6/2; 7/5; 6/4, while Rafael Nadal detonated Australia’s hope by routing Alex de Minaur 6/1; 6/2; 6/4. Wozniacki and Sharapova had won their…
17 Jan 2019
Maria Sharapova has declared herself the underdog in her blockbuster third round clash with Australian Open defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite having five Grand Slam titles to the Dane's one.
5 Sep 2018
In the early hours of yesterday , Roger Federer was sent packing by Australian John Millman, 3/6; 7/5; 7/6 (7); 7/6 (3), while Maria Sharapova was a shadow of herself in a straight sets loss to Carla Suarez-Navarro of Spain, 6/4; 6/3.
4 Sep 2018
Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the US Open in the fourth round on Monday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Spanish birthday girl Carla Suarez Navarro who inflicted the Russian's first ever night-time loss at the tournament.
31 Aug 2018
Maria Sharapova thwarted a second-set comeback bid by Sorana Cirstea, beating the Romanian 6-2, 7-5 on Thursday to reach the third round of the US Open.
29 Aug 2018
Maria Sharapova shattered the fairytale return of 39-year-old Patty Schnyder at the US Open on Tuesday, winning a roller-coaster first round clash 6-2, 7-6 (8/6).


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