Maria Sharapova withdrew from the Italian Open on Friday morning, according to SI.com. This guarantees Serena Williams the No. 1 ranking going into the French Open. Because she could not defend her title in Rome, Sharapova will lose points and fall further behind Williams. Show More Summary
World No. 2 Maria Sharapova admitted Friday to R-Sport that the upcoming French Open played a part in her decision to pull out of the Italian Open in Rome.
Maria Sharapova overpowers Garbine Muguruza in the second round – Internazionali BNL d’Italia 2013 Russian blonde, Maria Sharapova, carried on with her winning impetus in Rome and won her second round battle against the Spanish underdog, Garbine Muguruza, on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Serena Williams defeated No. 2 Maria Sharapova, again. Her win at the Madrid Open was the 13th straight over Sharapova. Serena, ranked No. 1, has an astounding 41-5 record against the rest of the Top Five players on the WTA tour. Serena's...Show More Summary
Serena Williams defeats Maria Sharapova to claim the championship title – Mutua Madrid Open 2013 In the battle for the world number one spot, the American veteran, Serena Williams, took the better of the Russian beauty queen, Maria Sharapova. Show More Summary
Maria Sharapova rallies past Sabine Lisicki to reach the quarter-finals – Mutua Madrid Open 2013 Two of the prettiest tennis stars battled for a spot in the quarter-final round of Mutua Madrid Open onThursday but the Russian blonde, Maria Sharapova, came out as the deserving winner in the end. Show More Summary
Serena Williams smashed the competition in Madrid, which easily prepares her for the 2013 French Open. En route to taking Madrid's clay, Williams lost only one set in six matches and defeated Maria Sharapova 6-1 and 6-4 in the finals. Show More Summary
World number one secures the 50th title of her career with a resounding 6-1, 6-4 victory over Maria Sharapova.
It’s quite clear that Serena Williams loves to play—er, make that beat on—Maria Sharapova. What’s most striking is that she does it in such a cold, merciless, tight-lipped fashion. You can almost feel the scorn dripping from Serena’s...Show More Summary
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will play for the No. 1 ranking tomorrow in the Madrid Open. It is their 14th meeting. Williams holds a 12-2 edge. When the two top players and two biggest names in women's tennis clash it's a marquee matchup. Show More Summary
Current women's world No. 1 and reigning Madrid Open champion Serena Williams is primed to repeat as champion at the Magic Box on Sunday in the women's final, extending her winning streak to 12 matches over the second-seeded Maria Sharapova. Show More Summary
Maria Sharapova will face Serena Williams in the final of the Madrid Open after the Russian No. 1 trounced Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-3 in Saturday's semifinal.
The Daily Mail posted some interesting photos of Maria Sharapova strolling around + kissing her boyfriend Grigor Dmitrov in Madrid, [...]
Maria Sharapova has a new boyfriend. The fact that this is news tells you that she's the rare athlete who has transcended sports and gained relevance independent of tennis. At age 26, Sharapova has turned herself into a multi-million dollar business that traverses sports, fashion, and even candy. Show More Summary
The Madrid Open is not a Grand Slam, but it remains one of the better tennis tournaments each season. Featuring players such as Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, Madrid is quite appealing to catch star talent. Show More Summary
Novak Djokovic is usually one of the most affable, fun-loving guys in pro tennis. If he’s not playing pranks on reporters he’s wearing a Darth Vader mask, wearing a wig and pretending to be Maria Sharapova, or donning a pair of nipple tassels. So frankly, it’s kind of hard to imagine the guy losing his [...]
In her first public relationship since breaking off her engagement to NBA player Sasha Vujacic, Maria Sharapova is apparently dating tennis player Grigor Dimitrov. The two were spotted kissing on the streets of Madrid last night, where Dimitrov is playing in the Madrid Open. Show More Summary
Maria Sharapova overcomes Alexandra Dulgheru in the opening round – Mutua Madrid Open 2013 Russian diva, Maria Sharapova, had an excellent beginning to her Mutua Madrid Open campaign on Monday, as she dismissed the Romanian qualifier, Alexandra Dulgheru, in the opening round battle on Monday. Show More Summary
Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic win their second round matches – Mutua Madrid Open 2013 Second seed, Maria Sharapova, carried on her voyage to the world number spot and won her second round battle at Mutua Madrid Open on Tuesday. She...Show More Summary
Maria Sharapova at the beach.