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Maria Sharapova Blazes Into Fourth Round of Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova Blazes Into Fourth Round of Wimbledon

By Galen Velonis June 29, 2014

Maria Sharapova, winner of the French Open this month, is on a roll after reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon yesterday. The Associated Press reported that even though she fell behind at first (3-1 behind her opponent 44th ranked Alison …

Maria Sharapova Wins Madrid Title, Overcomes Injury

Maria Sharapova fought back hard to win the Madrid title against powerful tennis newcomer Simona Halep 1-6 6-2 6-3. The beginning looked bleak, but Sharapova was triumphant over her stocky, but spry opponent who also had the advantage of being …

Maria Sharapova Wins Third Consecutive Grand Prix

Pro tennis player Maria Sharapova won her third consecutive Porsche Grand Prix tennis title this Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany. Maria was behind but surged ahead to defeat Ana Ivanovic, a former No. 1 as well. Sharapova defeated Ivanovic with a …

Maria Sharapova Hopes to Continue Success in Germany

Maria Sharapova, currently ranked No. 9 in the world, last saw Grand Slam success at the French Open in 2013, reaching the finals of said event after easily defeating China’s Li Na. Sharapova would finish as the runner-up, though, after …

Connie Britton Named Goodwill Ambassador by the UN

Nashville actress Connie Britton was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Wednesday. Her concentration will be global women’s empowerment and an emphasis on the eradication of poverty. Britton, who has been involved with various …

Maria Sharapova Advances at Sony Open

Maria Sharapova won a 3-hour tennis match on Saturday at the Sony Open. Her opponent? The very capable Lucie Safarova of Serbia. ”She kept hitting unbelievable shots,” Sharapova said. ”One more. One more. I said, ‘How many chances are you …

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams Fight to Advance

In front of a capacity crowd brimming with excitement, it took Maria Sharapova three hours, 228 total points and nine match points to defeat the 26-seeded Czech Republic leftie Lucie Safarova last night in the third round at the Sony …

Camila Giorgi Stuns Sharapova at BNP Paribas Camila Giorgi Stuns Sharapova at BNP Paribas

If one had asked the general US population who Camila Giorgi was before yesterday’s third round match at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, one probably could have expected several response: An Italian runway model, a fashion designer …

Maria Sharapova Blows Off Waiter’s ‘Selfie’ Request Maria Sharapova Blows Off Waiter’s ‘Selfie’ Request

Maria Sharapova may be pretty, but her nerves may be getting the better of her. In Australia for next week’s Australian Open, the world’s number three tennis pro coldly rebuffed a waiter’s request to take a selfie with him at …

Maria Sharapova To Miss WTA Championships

The tennis world was shocked to hear that Maria Sharapova, a well-known and world-renowned tennis champion, would be withdrawing from the upcoming WTA Championships during October 22-27. According to FOX Sports, Sharapova injured her right shoulder, which is currently hindering …

Maria Sharapova Denies Engagement Rumors
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Tennis star Maria Sharapova didn’t play in the US Open last week, but she’s managed to stay in the spotlight nonetheless. As her official Twitter feed indicates, she’s been making the talk show rounds, and attending New York Fashion week …

Maria Sharapova Knocked Out of Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of Wimbledon in the fourth round by 15 seed Sabine Lisicki. This unforseen and devestating loss could cost the Russian her rank as the number 1 women’s tennis player. Sharapova lost in two sets …

Maria Sharapova Trolls Facebook Fans With Photos
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Maria Sharapova is first and foremost a world-famous tennis player. But as we’ve seen in the past (looking at you, Anna), if female tennis players happen to be strikingly beautiful, that fact tends to overshadow their athletic talents. That’s not …

Maria Sharapova Signs Endorsement Deal with Samsung Maria Sharapova Signs Endorsement Deal with Samsung

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has recently signed a 3 year endorsement contract with Samsung electronics, to promote the company’s smartphone, tablet and TV products. At present, the contract only covers her native Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, …