Maria Sharapova Admits She Failed Doping Test: “I Made A Huge Mistake”

Maria Sharapova announced this week that she failed a drug test in January and could face harsh consequences that may effectively end her tennis career. The 28-year old athlete says she has been taking a drug called meldonium, which helps…

Maria Sharapova Blazes Into Fourth Round of Wimbledon

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…

Samantha Stosur Defeated By Maria Sharapova At French Open

Samantha Stosur let an amazing opportunity slip through her hands after being defeated by Maria Sharapova during the French Open. Stosur had a one-set lead over Sharapova, but ended up losing nine straight games. The Australian tennis player posed a…

Samantha Stosur Falls To Sharapova In French Open

It was a missed opportunity for Samantha Stosur in Roland Garros, as the 19th seed and top-ranked Australian player in the world lost nine straight games to Maria Sharapova to fall in the fourth round of the French Open. “How…

Maria Sharapova Doesn’t Take Ernests Gulbis’ Sexist Remarks Seriously

Ernests Gulbis from Latvia, 25, made sexist comments when reporters asked him about his two younger sisters who also play tennis. He said that he wishes his sisters would not pursue professional tennis, as it’s tough for a woman. “A…

Maria Sharapova Stages Comeback To Win Madrid Open

It didn’t look good for Maria Sharapova at the start of the championship match at the Madrid Open yesterday. The Russian dropped the first set to 22-year-old Simona Halep 1-6, holding serve only one time. However, somehow the 8th ranked…

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

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 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 Withdraws From 2013 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

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, No. 1 seed, Knocked Out in the Fourth Round 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 Short Hair Pic

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 3 Year 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,…