MIKE DICKSON AT WIMBLEDON: Maria Sharapova breezed past British No 2 Johanna Konta in the opening round of Wimbledon on Monday, with a straight sets 6-2, 6-2 victory.
MIKE DICKSON: In another life Johanna Konta would have spent her weekend at Glastonbury, indulging her favourite pastime of attending festivals and live music events.
Great Britain's Johanna Konta has been handed a Centre Court slot for her Wimbledon first-round match against former champion Maria Sharapova.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova will take Centre Court Monday at Wimbledon 2015, facing Johanna Konta, a 24-year-old wildcard from Britain. Earlier this year Sharapova suffered an unexpected loss in the fourth round of the French Open to Lucie Safarova, which resulted in the ever-competitive Sharapova dropping rank to No. Show More Summary
The contrast in atmosphere between Saturday and the equivalent day two years ago in the main interview room at Wimbledon could hardly have been greater.
Maria Sharapova was just one of many female tennis stars that came out to party just days ahead of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. Glamour took over on Thursday night as the girls attended the WTA Pre-Wimbledon party at the Roof Gardens in Kensington, London. Show More Summary
Maria Sharapova flashes a smile as she drops in at Porsche Mayfair to go for a spin in the UK’s brand new Porsche Boxster Spyder on Thursday (June 25) in London, England. The 28-year-old tennis star then switched outfits to make her way to the WTA Pre-Wimbledon Party held at the Kensington Roof Gardens. PHOTOS: [...]
This may have been the best week of Johanna Konta’s career in Eastbourne, but the Wimbledon draw gods were not smiling on the 24-year-old yesterday.
In the ladies’s draw the top half looks more difficult with Serena Williams on schedule for a semi-final against Maria Sharapova.
A well-rested Maria Sharapova beamed a healthy glow as she posed for a photoshoot with Wimbledon sponsors Evian. She is ready and raring to go for the upcoming Grand Slam.
I don't really have an answer for the question posed in this title, but after researching some financial facts about player endorsements after Serena Williams won her 20th career singles Grand Slam in Paris on Saturday - defeating Lucie Safarova in 3-sets at the 2015 French Open - it made me think [...]
The French Open waved goodbye to a star during each of the past two days. As the quarterfinals continue on Wednesday, one more top name will lose. On Monday, Lucie Safarova ousted defending champion Maria Sharapova, snapping her streak of three straight finals appearances at Roland Garros. Show More Summary
It's not often that tennis fans get to see the six biggest stars in tennis, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, all play on the same day, but Monday at the French Open afforded...Show More Summary
Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova became the biggest casualty of the 2015 tournament so far as she was beaten in straight sets by Lucie Safarova on an action-packed Monday in Paris. Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was also ousted, losing in three sets to Timea Bacsinszky. Show More Summary
Defending champion Maria Sharapova was gracious in defeat after she crashed out of the French Open, defeated by Czech Lucie Safarova in the fourth round.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will face off in the quarterfinals, Maria Sharapova took an early exit and more from Monday at the French Open. We had more star power than usual in action on the ninth day at the 2015 French Open Monday, thanks to a Sunday rain delay that forced men's No. Show More Summary
Defending champion Maria Sharapova lost to 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the fourth round of the French Open on Monday - the Russian's earliest exit since 2010.
Last year’s French Open women’s champion will not be this year’s: Maria Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, lost 7-6(3), 6-4 in the fourth round on Monday to 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova.
Since 2012, Maria Sharapova has just about matched Rafael Nadal in terms of French Open dominance, going 23-1 at Roland Garros with two titles, the lone loss coming in the 2013 final. And then came Monday morning’s fourth-round match. UPSET: Defending champion Maria Sharapova is OUT. Loses to No. 13 Lucie Safarova 76 64. #RG15 […]
The door is now wide open for Serena Williams to capture Slam No. 20.