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Sharapova

‘Toughest grand slam final ever’: Russia's Sharapova wins Roland Garros (PHOTOS)
Roland Garros Stadium in Paris burst into applause as Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova grabbed the top spot in the women's singles final of the French Open tennis tournament, beating Romania's Simona Halep.

07.06.2014 17:34

Sugar-free: Sharapova ditches name-change idea
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has reconsidered legally changing her surname to Sugarpova – her confectionary brand - for the two weeks of the US Open. The world’s highest-earning female athlete said getting a new passport would take too long.

20.08.2013 07:31

‘Federer only player able to beat Djokovic’
Both male and female world number ones successfully defended their titles and top rankings at the Australian Open in January. RT talked with Russia's first female Grand Slam winner, 2004 Roland Garros champion Anastasia Myskina, to help explain why.

05.02.2013 16:47

Sharapova in Melbourne semis after topping compatriot Makarova
Russia’s Maria Sharapova collected a straight-set win over compatriot Ekaterina Makarova to book a place in the Australian Open’s semi finals.

22.01.2013 08:09

Djokovic survives Wawrinka scare in Melbourne
It took Novak Djokovic more than five hours to overcome the do-or-die opposition of Stanislas Wawrinka in the fourth round of the Australian Open – 1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7, 12-10 – setting up a quarterfinal encounter with Tomas Berdych.

20.01.2013 15:27

Sharapova leaves Venus Williams no chance at Australian Open
Venus Williams made Maria Sharapova lose her first games at this year’s Australian Open but that was too little to stop the second-seed Russian in the third-round clash on Friday.

18.01.2013 10:23

‘Sugarmama has arrived’: Sharapova takes Twitter by storm
Russian tennis queen Maria Sharapova needed just one short entry to become a star on Twitter.

14.01.2013 16:01

Troublesome draw for Davydenko at Australian Open
The draw for the Australian Open gave Russia’s Maria Sharapova a green light through to thefinal and potential second round trouble for Nikolay Davydenko, who could face four-time Melbourne champion Roger Federer.

11.01.2013 11:42

Sharapova promises to recover from injury by Australian Open
Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the Brisbane International tournament due to a collarbone injury, but said she will recover by the start of the Australian Open.

01.01.2013 15:38

‘Female tennis more interesting than men’s game’ – Myskina
Women’s tennis has been getting progressively faster and more powerful, but former Russian star, Anastasia Myskina, believes intelligence and tactics will still give players the edge in deciding the Grand Slams.

03.12.2012 14:58

Sharapova unable to find the keys to Serena
Maria Sharapova has failed to avenge her Olympic final defeat, losing to Serena Williams in the decider of the season-ending WTA Championships in Istanbul.

28.10.2012 18:11

Sharapova to challenge Serena in Istanbul final
Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams have both breezed through their respective semifinals at the WTA championships in Istanbul, setting the stage for a rematch of the Olympics tennis final.

27.10.2012 16:02