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'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'
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# BTL

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'

Oct 14th 2020, 10:31 PM 12,901 Views 5 Comments

On the latest edition of Behind the Lines, Caitlin Thompson assess the legacy left by Maria Sharapova.

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32
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# Hanging Up The Racket

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32

Feb 26th 2020, 2:00 PM 33,446 Views 20 Comments

The five-time Grand Slam champion revealed the news in an essay with Vanity Fair.

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires
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# Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 12:15 PM 4,729 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open
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# Tennis

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:23 PM 2,783 Views 2 Comments

In the men’s draw, Novak Djokovic may have to see off Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal to defend his crown.

More injury woe for Sharapova as former champion withdraws from Wimbledon
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# Sw19

More injury woe for Sharapova as former champion withdraws from Wimbledon

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:25 PM 5,408 Views 0 Comments

The Russian retired from her first-round tie with a right arm injury.

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit
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# Tension

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit

Jan 20th 2019, 7:17 PM 17,591 Views 8 Comments

It was a forgettable day for 2008 champion, as she crashed out of the Australian Open.

Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice man Federer ploughs on
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# Aussie Open

Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice man Federer ploughs on

Jan 18th 2019, 7:54 AM 6,508 Views 16 Comments

In their first meeting since 2015, Sharapova overpowered the Dane.

Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki
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# Onwards

Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki

Jan 16th 2019, 3:09 PM 2,245 Views 1 Comment

The pair will now move on to the third round of the Australian Open.

Sharapova remorseless after dishing out double-bagel defeat to tearful British qualifier Dart
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# Australian Open

Sharapova remorseless after dishing out double-bagel defeat to tearful British qualifier Dart

Jan 14th 2019, 9:50 AM 8,703 Views 9 Comments

Maria Sharapova was in a ruthless mood following her demolition of Harriet Dart in round one of the Australian Open.

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova
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# Perspective

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova

Sep 4th 2018, 12:40 PM 5,622 Views 4 Comments

“What’s challenging is when you’re a teenager and you have a few hundred dollars and you’ve got no sense of the future,” she said.

World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round
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# Upset

World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round

Aug 27th 2018, 7:56 PM 7,762 Views 0 Comments

Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.

Anthony Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career
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# Claim

Anthony Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career

Jul 19th 2018, 9:47 AM 4,575 Views 2 Comments

Upcoming opponent Alexander Povetkin tested positive for meldonium in May 2016.

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit
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# Trust The Process

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

Jul 4th 2018, 11:05 AM 4,687 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown
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# French Open

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

Jun 4th 2018, 4:33 PM 6,561 Views 0 Comments

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend
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# Wrap

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend

Jun 2nd 2018, 4:26 PM 4,582 Views 0 Comments

The five-time Grand Slam champion hadn’t played on Roland Garros’ showpiece arena since a quarter-final exit in 2015.

Nadal breaks McEnroe's 34-year record in Madrid but Del Potro, Sharapova and Halep beaten
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# Wrap

Nadal breaks McEnroe's 34-year record in Madrid but Del Potro, Sharapova and Halep beaten

May 10th 2018, 10:18 PM 5,589 Views 2 Comments

The Spaniard’s victory means he establishes a new Open era best for consecutive sets won on a single surface.

Sharapova blasts critic Mladenovic off court in Madrid
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# Winning

Sharapova blasts critic Mladenovic off court in Madrid

May 9th 2018, 10:42 PM 8,702 Views 2 Comments

The French player had criticised the former world number one for her use of the banned substance meldonium.

Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines
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# Wrap

Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines

Jan 18th 2018, 8:35 AM 4,978 Views 6 Comments

With temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, the six-time champion came through a tough four-setter.

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India
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# Ballet By Sharapova

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India

Nov 21st 2017, 9:05 AM 62,947 Views 43 Comments

Prospective buyers were told the complex would house a tennis academy, a clubhouse and a helipad.

Maria Sharapova wins her first title since return from drugs ban
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# Comeback

Maria Sharapova wins her first title since return from drugs ban

Oct 15th 2017, 10:35 AM 6,557 Views 9 Comments

Sharapova defeated Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 7-6 (10/8).

51 unforced errors brings an end to Maria Sharapova's Grand Slam comeback in New York
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# Flushed Out

51 unforced errors brings an end to Maria Sharapova's Grand Slam comeback in New York

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:50 PM 5,265 Views 6 Comments

The Russian was beaten in three sets by Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova.

'Where is she now?': Sharapova continues war of words with Wozniacki
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# Serve And Volley

'Where is she now?': Sharapova continues war of words with Wozniacki

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:42 PM 9,264 Views 3 Comments

Sharapova fired back after advancing through to the fourth round at the US Open.

Wozniacki slams 'unacceptable' Sharapova favoritism at US Open
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# Flushing Meadows

Wozniacki slams 'unacceptable' Sharapova favoritism at US Open

Aug 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 8,076 Views 3 Comments

Sharapova isn’t happy with the tournament organisers.

'I had no right to win': Emotional Sharapova causes upset on Grand Slam return
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# Flushing Meadows

'I had no right to win': Emotional Sharapova causes upset on Grand Slam return

Aug 29th 2017, 8:04 AM 35,597 Views 31 Comments

Back at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016 Australian Open, the Russian enjoyed her “special” return at Flushing Meadows.

Sharapova's Grand Slam return steals US Open spotlight
# Back With A Bang
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# Back With A Bang

Sharapova's Grand Slam return steals US Open spotlight

Aug 28th 2017, 5:02 PM 6,207 Views 4 Comments

The former world number one is in action in New York tonight.

After French Open snub, Sharapova handed US Open wildcard
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# US Open Arms

After French Open snub, Sharapova handed US Open wildcard

Aug 15th 2017, 5:16 PM 3,951 Views 8 Comments

The Russian has not featured at a Major since early 2016.

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub
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# Tension

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

May 17th 2017, 5:29 PM 23,287 Views 32 Comments

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card
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# Rejection

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

May 16th 2017, 6:41 PM 5,100 Views 5 Comments

The former world number one will miss the tournament for the second year in a row.

Maria Sharapova's comeback gathers pace as she secures place in Wimbledon qualifiers
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# Russian Roulette

Maria Sharapova's comeback gathers pace as she secures place in Wimbledon qualifiers

May 15th 2017, 6:28 PM 3,683 Views 4 Comments

And she could be handed a place in the French Open tomorrow.

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard
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# Speaking Out

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard

May 9th 2017, 12:04 PM 7,712 Views 17 Comments

The Canadian says she has the support of the locker room.

Bouchard beats 'cheater' Sharapova in intense Madrid encounter
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# The Mighty Bouch

Bouchard beats 'cheater' Sharapova in intense Madrid encounter

May 8th 2017, 10:44 PM 13,199 Views 18 Comments

The pair exchanged a frosty handshake after the Canadian slammed the rules allowing Sharapova to return after she tested positive for meldonium.

Bouchard wants 'cheat' Sharapova to be banned for life - tonight they face each other
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# It's On

Bouchard wants 'cheat' Sharapova to be banned for life - tonight they face each other

May 8th 2017, 3:09 PM 9,234 Views 15 Comments

Sparks could fly in Madrid.

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed
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# Russian Roulette

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed

May 3rd 2017, 11:40 AM 5,382 Views 2 Comments

The world number one reckons the returning Russian will be there one way or another.

Sharapova 'extra help' blasted by Stuttgart opponent
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# Dig

Sharapova 'extra help' blasted by Stuttgart opponent

Apr 28th 2017, 11:58 PM 9,117 Views 4 Comments

Kristina Mladenovic has ramped up the pressure on the Russian tennis star.

Maria Sharapova eases into semis in Stuttgart following doping ban return
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# Next Round

Maria Sharapova eases into semis in Stuttgart following doping ban return

Apr 28th 2017, 5:14 PM 3,044 Views 4 Comments

Sharapova has yet to drop a set in the tournament.

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova
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# RETORT

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

Apr 27th 2017, 8:46 PM 8,075 Views 7 Comments

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life
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# Doping

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life

Apr 27th 2017, 8:23 AM 25,810 Views 35 Comments

Tennis bosses sending the wrong message by allowing Sharapova to return, says Bouchard.

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban
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# She's Back

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban

Apr 26th 2017, 8:06 PM 3,992 Views 3 Comments

The former world number one beat Roberta Vinci in straight sets at the Stuttgart Open.

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test
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# You've Gotta See Her

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test

Apr 26th 2017, 3:52 PM 4,361 Views 7 Comments

However, plenty of players aren’t happy that she is being granted wildcard entries into tournaments.

'I've got my day job back': Sharapova ready to make comeback after doping ban
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# Don't Call It A Comeback

'I've got my day job back': Sharapova ready to make comeback after doping ban

Mar 29th 2017, 1:00 PM 3,872 Views 4 Comments

The former world number one can make her return next month.

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