Maria Sharapova

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Williams Beats Sharapova To Reach Wimbledon Final

The 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.


Lucie Safarova of Czech Repbulic celebrates victory (L)  in her Women's Singles match against Maria Sharapova of Russia on day nine of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on June 1, 2015 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Defending Champion Sharapova Loses At French Open

Defending champion Maria Sharapova lost to 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the fourth round of the French Open on Monday.


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Williams, Sharapova To Meet In Australian Open Final

Serena 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.


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Nadal, Sharapova Escape 2nd-Round Matches At Australian Open

Rafael 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.


Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark meets Maria Sharapova of Russia after winning their women's singles fourth round match on Day 7 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Wozniacki Outlasts Sharapova In U.S. Open

Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.


Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts against Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania during their women's singles second round match on Day 3 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Sharapova Comes Through At U.S. Open

A 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.


Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates her win over Maria Kirilenko of Russia during their U.S. Open 2014 women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center August 25, 2014 in New York. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Murray, Djokovic, Sharapova Win At U.S. Open

Spinning 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.


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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes 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 of United States of America celebrates match point in her Women's Singles Final match against Maria Sharapova of Russia  during day fourteen of French Open at Roland Garros on June 8, 2013 in Paris, France. (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Grabs 2nd French Open Crown

Serena 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.