Post French Open rejection, Sharapova pulls out of Italian Open Johannesburg [South Africa], May 17 : Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova pulled out of the Italian Open with a thigh injury during her second-round tie against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on Tuesday, hours after learning she would not be granted a wild card into the French Open.
Murray expects Sharapova to get Wimbledon wildcard Wellington [New Zealand], May 3 : While Maria Sharapova is still waiting to hear if she can play at the French Open, world number one Andy Murray has said that he expects the Russian tennis player to receive a wildcard for Wimbledon qualifying if she fails to make it through her ranking.
Sharapova enters Quarterfinals of Stuttgart Open Stuttgart [Germany], April 27 : Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who made her comeback after 15-months of doping ban, registered her second win on Thursday by beating Roberta Vinci to reach the quarter-finals of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart.
Maria Sharapova congratulates mother-to-be Serena Williams Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 27 : Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who marked her competitive return from a 15-month doping suspension with a straight-sets victory over Italy's Roberta Vinci in the opening round of the Stuttgart Open on Wednesday, has offered her congratulations to pregnant ...
Those criticising Sharapova's wildcard return are jealous ... Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 22 : Maria Sharapova's agent has said that people, criticising the embattled Russian tennis star for possibly receiving a wildcard into the French Open, just want to keep another title threat out of Roland Garros.
Sharapova's French Open fate on May 15 Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 20 : Embattled Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will learn on May 15 whether she will be able to compete at the French Open as she prepares to make a return from a doping ban.
Maria Sharapova sells tickets, believes Greg Rusedski Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr. 5 : Former British tennis star Greg Rusedski believes Russian tennis champion Maria Sharapova will receive more wildcard entries to tournaments as she "draws a big crowd no matter where she plays".
Expect 'suspicious' welcome back into tennis: Maria Sharapova London [U.K.], Mar. 18 : Maria Sharapova, who is set to make a comeback in next month in the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart after serving a 15-month doping ban, is aware that her return to the tennis arena is not going to be a very welcome one.
Maria Sharapova targeting 2020 Tokyo Olympics New York [U.S.], Mar. 16 : Russian tennis champion Maria Sharapova's agent Max Eisenbud has stated that her 15-month suspension for failing a drug test is likely to extend her career all the way to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Sharapova to plead case for wild card entry in French Open Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.4 : Embattled Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova is all set to meet French Tennis Federation (FFT) president Bernard Giudicelli to plead her case for a wild card entry at Roland Garros as she makes her return from a doping ban.
French Open reluctant to give Sharapova a wild card Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.3 : Newly-elected president of the French Tennis Federation (FFT), Bernard Giudicelli, has indicated that they are reluctant to hand Maria Sharapova a wild card entry for this year's Grand Slam tournament despite the embattled Russian tennis star returning from a ...
Sharapova set for comeback in April at Stuttgart event Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 10 : Embattled Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who was handed over a 15-month ban for doping, will make her return to competitive tennis at the WTA Tour clay-court tournament in Stuttgart in April, it was announced on Tuesday.
Nike to continue sponsoring Sharapova despite two-year doping ban Melbourne, June.9 : Maria Sharapova has received an unexpected boost when sportswear giant Nike declared that it 'will continue to partner' with the beleaguered Russian tennis star despite her two-year suspension for failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova banned for two years London, June 8 : An Independent Tribunal appointed under Article 8.1 of the 2016 Tennis Anti-Doping Programme has found that Russian Tennis legend Maria Sharapova committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 of the Programme and as a consequence has disqualified the affected results ...