Williams Beats Sharapova To Reach Wimbledon FinalThe top-ranked Williams maintained her 11-year dominance over Maria Sharapova, beating the Russian on Thursday to reach her eighth Wimbledon championship match and 25th career Grand Slam final.
Defending Champion Sharapova Loses At French OpenDefending champion Maria Sharapova lost to 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the fourth round of the French Open on Monday.
Williams, Sharapova To Meet In Australian Open FinalSerena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes in the first set before beating 19-year-old Madison Keys to set up an Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova.
Nadal, Sharapova Escape 2nd-Round Matches At Australian OpenRafael Nadal persevered through stomach cramps to fend off American qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-2, 3-6, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 7-5 in a second-round match Wednesday at the Australian Open.
Wozniacki Outlasts Sharapova In U.S. OpenCaroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.
Sharapova Comes Through At U.S. OpenA year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.
Murray, Djokovic, Sharapova Win At U.S. OpenSpinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open.
The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 YearsAthletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.
Serena Williams Grabs 2nd French Open CrownSerena Williams is again the French Open champion, winning the title for the second time with a straight-set victory over defending champion Maria Sharapova in Saturday's final.