Maria Sharapova insisted Thursday that she still has the "internal fire and motivation" to compete professionally, despite the lingering shoulder problem that kept her out of action for long stretches this season.
MOSCOW -- A left wrist injury and psychological unpreparedness forced Maria Sharapova to retire from Wimbledon, Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president Shamil Tarpishchev told TASS over the phone on Tuesday.
MOSCOW -- Maria Sharapova’s game on Tuesday was very promising considering her long-time absence from the courts due to a shoulder injury, Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president Shamil Tarpishchev told TASS on Wednesday.
Maria Sharapova laughed off suggestions that losing in the US Open fourth round represented the toughest period of her life.
Maria Sharapova's love affair with New York nights continued Saturday as the 2006 US Open champion swept past 10th-seeded Jelena Ostapenko and into the fourth round at Flushing Meadows.
Angelique Kerber only needed 64 minutes to dispose Maria Sharapova, 6-1, 6-3, in the 2018 Australian Open championship.
Top seed Simona Halep cruised pass Eugenie Bouchard, 6-2, 6-2, while Angelique Kerber buried Donna Vekić, 6-4, 6-1, in the third round of the 2018 Australian Open.
Returning Maria Sharapova took down 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova, 6-1, 7-6(4), in the third round of the 2018 Australian Open.