Sharapova

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Mar 30th, 2013
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Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova in a matchup of the top two players in women’s tennis for her record sixth Sony Open championship. Top-ranked Williams won 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 in Key Biscayne, Florida, for her 48th career title. She won the final 10 games in beating Sharapova for the 11th straight time...
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Jun 9th, 2012
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“It’s the most unique moment I’ve experienced in my career,” new No. 1 in women’s tennis says after win at Roland Garros. PARIS – She thought about it for just a moment, and then fell to her knees on the fabled red clay of Court Philippe Chatrier in sheer disbelief...
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Jun 6th, 2012
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Whether she’s enjoying a cafe lunch, shopping on the Champs-Élysées or notching another victory on the soft red clay, Maria Sharapova sure enjoys these trips to the French Open. “What girl doesn’t love Paris?” she said. Two more wins and she’ll love it even more. Sharapo...
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May 29th, 2012
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Generally speaking, it’s an uphill battle to carve out victory in tennis if you produce no outright winners at all during a match. Such was the bleak state of affairs for Alexandra Cadantu on Suzanne Lenglen court today, and given that her opponent was Maria Sharapova, it all added up to a very bad d...
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May 20th, 2012
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Maria Sharapova saved match point to beat Li Na Li Na 4-6 6-4 7-6(5) in the WTA Rome final after a two-hour rain break effectively turned the match into a tie-break shootout. Heavy rain sent the players running for cover at 6-6 in the decider, shortly after the Russian had fended off a match point [&...