Maria Sharapova

Four-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova intends to change her name to "Sugarpova", in homage to her range of sweets, for
Maria Sharapova lost her first match coached by Jimmy Connors to Sloane Stephens 2-6 7-6 (7/5) 6-3 at the Western & Southern
From grunts to scoring systems, tennis is a sport that's full of unusual quirks and strange traditions. Read on as we answer ten unusual questions about the history, the rules, and the culture of tennis.
In a week when the country is collectively obsessed about a group of elite athletes running around small grass courts in SW19, it's hardly surprising a pair of running shoes topped the headlines. What's more surprising is who was wearing them. Never mind the commercial power a Nadal or Sharapova can have when wearing a certain brand of T-shirt or skimpy tennis skirt. This week, Democrat senator Wendy Davis managed to turn a pair of pink Mizuno trainers into Amazon's best-selling shoe.
Maria Sharapova has crashed out of Wimbledon in the second shock defeat of the Championships following Rafael Nada's unexpected
Maria Sharapova today refused to further inflame her row with Serena Williams as she insisted it was time for tennis to come
The 2013 Wimbledon Championships are underway and barely had the BBC's coverage begun that the first Briton bowed out. Elena
Maria Sharapova has revealed her new Nike outfit for Roland Garros as she bids to defend her French Open title. Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is the face of Nike, Tag Heuer and whatever tennis tournament she features in, and now she can add sports
Stuffing her bra and skirt with padding, a female tennis player has been filmed prancing onto the courts, performing what
Laura Robson has hopped on to the Gangnam Style craze along with fellow tennis professional Genie Bouchard for an elaborate
Roger Federer has been listed as the highest-paid Olympian at London 2012 by American business magazine Forbes. World number
In years gone by it was somewhat accepted that women would earn less prize money than their male counterparts.
I've found that many bar-stool social commentators on the annoyance of the female grunt are men. Ha, the audacity! The male species complaining about the vociferous nature of women? That's like Bob Diamond complaining about interest rates or Jimmy Carr complaining about the tax system.
Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of Wimbledon after a 4-6 3-6 defeat to German Sabine Lisicki. Top seed Sharapova, who
Maria Sharapova defeated Su-Wei Hsieh 6-1 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the Wimbledon Championships. The Russian has now
Maria Sharapova is the poster girl of women's tennis. The favourite for this fortnight's Wimbledon crown. An American in all but passport. She is adored by the WTA and her legion of fans, but off the record her fellow professionals talk very differently of Sharapova.
Heather Watson will today bid to become the first Brit with a place in the third round of Wimbledon, following on from yesterday's
For a long time I have preached that Andy Murray shall not win a Grand Slam, and until the day he does this will not change. He simply isn't good enough in this era.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and 2004 winner Maria Sharapova are the top seeds for this year's Wimbledon Championships