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Maria Sharapova’s ongoing right shoulder problems led her to pull out of the Saint Petersburg tournament, the organisers said on Wednesday.
Russian star Maria Sharapova made a victorious debut at the WTA Saint Petersburg indoor tournament, beating Daria Gavrilova of Australia in straight sets on Monday.
World number one Novak Djokovic has expressed concern about “Big Brother” surveillance cameras that capture behind-the-scenes footage of players at the Australian Open, making the season-opening Grand Slam resemble a reality television show.
Hometown hero Ashleigh Barty muscled past Maria Sharapova on Sunday to make the Australian Open quarter-finals where she will meet Petra Kvitova who matched her best Slam performance since a terrifying knife attack derailed her career.
Serena Williams marched into the Australian Open last 16 Saturday and warned she was still improving after taking time out to console the latest victim of her quest for a record-equalling 24th major.
A bitterly disappointed Caroline Wozniacki said she was leaving Melbourne Park with her head held high Friday, despite arch-rival Maria Sharapova ending her dream of defending the Australian Open title.
Maria Sharapova scorched the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne with her aggressive tennis to eliminate defending Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 4-6 6-3 in the third round on Friday.
Maria Sharapova has declared herself the underdog in her blockbuster third round clash with Australian Open defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite having five Grand Slam titles to the Dane’s one.
Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki powered into the Australian Open third round on Wednesday with a confidence-boosting win over Sweden’s Johanna Larsson.
Serena Williams has been handed a challenging draw in her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, starting with Germany’s Tatjana Maria in the first round.
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women’s side.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova’s Australian Open preparations suffered a blow after a thigh injury forced her to retire from the Shenzhen Open quarter-final clash against Aryna Sabalenka on Friday.
Roger Federer made a shock exit from the US Open on Monday after the five times champion was beaten 3-6 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) by unseeded Australian John Millman in the round of 16.
Maria Sharapova battled past unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-2 7-5 at the U.S. Open on Thursday to set up a third round clash with Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko.
Roger Federer on Thursday set-up a US Open third round clash against Nick Kyrgios who found himself at the centre of an impartiality row after an umpire climbed down from his chair to tell him: “I want to help you”.
Maria Sharapova overcame a shaky start and survived a spirited fight back from Patty Schnyder to defeat her 6-2 7-6(6) in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
The French Open is introducing a strict dress code from next year and has effected a ban on Serena Williams’ casuit which she said made her feel like a ‘Super Hero’.
Serena Williams was the highest paid female athlete for a third consecutive year in 2018, according to an annual list published by Forbes on Tuesday that was dominated by tennis players.
Mohamed Salah admits it is “a dream to win the Premier League” and has called on Liverpool to “win, win, win” as they enter a “very big week” in their 2018-19 campaign.
Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States reported its crude output hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), undermining efforts by Middle East-dominated producer club OPEC to withhold supply and tighten global markets.
President Muhammadu Buhari has counselled Nigerians to ignore rumours of violence and unrest surrounding the conduct of the 2019 general elections as rescheduled.
Ahead of Saturday’s presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State, has assured voters in the state that the sensitive and non-sensitive materials already distributed for the conduct of Saturday’s elections got to the right destinations across the 16 local government areas of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday said democracy is not easy to achieve and maintain in Nigeria.
Two persons have been arrested in Ebonyi state while allegedly planting improvised explosive devices, IEDs, on Idembia bridge Ezza South Local government Area of Ebonyi state.
Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ impressive season continued as they moved into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Sunday.
The Minister of Communications Barrister Adebayo Shittu, on Monday declared the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the powers to ban campaigns more than 24 hours prior to commencement of voting.
Sudanese police fired tear gas on Sunday at an anti-government rally in the capital, witnesses said, as protesters pressed on with their campaign against the rule of President Omar al-Bashir.