“I don’t usually have much interest in sharing my injuries,” Sharapova wrote.
Sharapova responds to fan who voiced displeasure are her decision to withdraw from Miami tournament.
Five-time Grand Slam champion will be replaced in main draw by American Jennifer Brady.
It has been a troubled season so far for the former world number one, who has not won a match since the Australian Open. Sharapova lost in the opening rounds at Doha and Indian Wells.
Maria Sharapova split with her coach after her first-round loss in the BNP Paribas Open.
Lauren Davis, Genie Bouchard also eliminated at BNP Paribas Open.
Meldonium is the same drug Maria Sharapova was suspended for in 2016. Russian curling bronze medal winner Alexander Krushelnitskiy is returning his medal after testing positive for meldonium, a banned substance and performance-enhancing drug. Show More Summary
Alexander Krushelnitsky, who won bronze, tested positive for the same drug that led to Maria Sharapova’s suspension from tennis.
Feb 15 (Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova and U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys have pulled out of next week's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, the tournament organisers said on Thursday.
Feb 13 (OPTA) - Results from the WTA Premier, Doha Women's Singles matches on Monday .. 1st Round.. 1-Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) (Bye) Monica Niculescu (ROU) beat Maria Sharapova (RUS) 4-6 6-4 6-3 8-Angelique Kerber (GER) (Bye) 3-Elina Svitolina (UKR) (Bye) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) beat Mona Barthel (GER) 3-6 6-3 7-5 Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROU) beat Lesia
Niculescu hit 12 winners to 17 unforced errors, converting six of seven break point opportunities, while a frustrated Sharapova sprayed 52 unforced errors to 31 winners.
Feb 12 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova looked out of sorts after surrendering an early advantage as she was stunned 4-6 6-4 6-3 by Romanian qualifier Monica Niculescu in the Qatar Open first round on Monday.
Changing your service technique in your prime is never easy, and success relies on commitment, say some players who have done it, like Maria Sharapova.
MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova once used a pithy obscenity to describe them, Nick Kyrgios says he hates them, but every professional tennis player, when requested, has to do them.
Kerber defeated Sharapova 6-1, 6-3.
MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's hopes of a title-winning return to the Australian Open were unceremoniously crushed by Angelique Kerber as the battle of the former champions ended 6-1 6-3 in the German's favour on Saturday.
MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: Sharapova's hopes of a triumphant return to the Australian Open were left shattered by Angelique Kerber on Saturday.
MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Key statistics from the 6-1 6-3 victory for Germany's Angelique Kerber over Russian Maria Sharapova in the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday (prefix denotes seeding): 21-Kerber Sharapova Aces 1 1 Double faults 2 2 Break points won 5/8 1/4 Net points won 2/2 2/6 Winners 12 15 Unforced