Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Tag Archives: Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI: Maria Sharapova overpowered Alison Riske 6-3, 7-6(4) at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday to set up a tantalising second-round battle with world number two Ash Barty, who defeated the Russian at this year’s Australian Open. Sharapova struggled at times with her accuracy but unleashed some massive serves and played stout ...

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Emotional Sharapova quits Wimbledon in pain

LONDON: Fifteen years after shooting to global fame when she captured the Wimbledon title and the hearts of Centre Court, an emotional Maria Sharapova quit the tournament in pain, raising more questions about her future in the sport. The 2004 champion retired with a left arm injury in the final ...

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Sharapova makes winning return in Mallorca

MADRID: Maria Sharapova made a winning return from injury on Tuesday by beating Viktoria Kuzmova 7-6 (10/8), 6-0 to reach the second round of the Mallorca Open. The five-time Grand Slam champion has not played since the end of January after taking time out to recover from a shoulder injury, ...

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Maria Sharapova pulls out of tournament

PARIS: Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the French Open 2019 because of an ongoing shoulder injury. The 32-year-old, who made the fourth round of this year’s Australian Open, has not played since pulling out of the St Petersburg Open in January, citing a problem with her right shoulder. Sharapova, who won the Roland Garros title in 2012 ...

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Sharapova heats social media up with post from chilly Russia

LONDON: The Russian tennis star, who’s lived in the US since she was a child, returned to her homeland to play at an international tournament in Saint Petersburg. She might have received a warm reception from her fans in Russia, but the weather there was less than welcoming with temperatures ...

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Sharapova may miss Australian Open, says health is priority

SYDNEY: In a press conference at the Shenzhen Open Maria Sharapova explained the reasons that led her to retire against Aryna Sabalenka being down 6-1 4-2. The Russian player is dealing with a left thigh injury, and she may miss the Australian Open that starts on the 14th of January. ...

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Maria Sharapova progresses at Shenzhen WTA

BEIJING: Former world number one Maria Sharapova qualified for the quarter-finals of the Shenzhen WTA after struggling against China´s great tennis hope Wang Xinyu, who was forced to retire from the match in pain. The fifth-seed Russian was surprised early on by the power of her 17-year-old opponent, who took ...

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Working US Open night shift fine with Sharapova

NEW YORK: Maria Sharapova continued to enjoy working the US Open night shift with a 6-3 6-2 humbling of 10th seeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko on Saturday, improving her record to 22-0 under the Arthur Ashe Stadium floodlights. There is no denying Sharapova’s love for the big stage or the New ...

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Maria Sharapova storms past Kasatkina as Kerber falls

MONTREAL: Maria Sharapova fired 25 winners past hapless Russian compatriot Daria Kasatkina in a 6-0, 6-2 victory at the rain-hit Montreal WTA event on Wednesday, but Angelique Kerber’s first match since capturing the Wimbledon title ended in a sobering defeat. Sharapova needed just 66 minutes to see off 12th-seeded Kasatkina ...

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