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Category Archives: Maria Sharapova

How To Fend Off Anti-Grunters - By Maria Sharapova

After her quarterfinal loss to Victoria Azarenka yesterday, Agnieszka Radwanska took aim at Maria Sharapova, calling her grunt “annoying” and “too loud” despite having no problems with her friend Azarenka’s grunt. Needless to say, the Russian didn’t take too kindly to her comments when informed of them a day later and bit back in true [...]

The WTA Race for Year-end number one is BACK ON.

Moments ago, Flavia Pennetta landed a memorable victory over Caroline Wozniacki. The match itself was exciting, dramatic and made absolutely zero sense, but perhaps what’s even more interesting is that - after looking done and dusted with Sharapova’s retirement in Tokyo last week and withdrawal from Beijing this week - the race to number one [...]

Open or Closed? US Open Women’s Preview

Open. In the absense of Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters for so much of 2011, that one word sums up to a tee the first 7 months of the year. With the greatest players momentarily out of the picture, new players have risen to prominence, both confirming and exceeding expectations, going further on [...]

Donkey Kong Ain’t Got Nothing on These Two

A week ago Novak Djokovic willingly put his life in grave danger by imitating Maria Sharapova. Luckily for him, Maria saw the light side of it and in the week that has passed, the pair have been shooting back badly tagged banter on facebook, while simultaneously trash talking each other in the press - Maria, [...]

How Did Rafa Do On Letterman?

Yesterday, Rafael Nadal was on the US talk show Letterman ahead of the US Open. I can’t even deny that I was pretty nervous for him - these days his English is fine when talking about tennis, but as soon as the subject veers away from tennis it quickly becomes awkward silence after awkward silence [...]

Well, That’s One Way To Make A Statement…

Under the lights and in front of a sell-out stanford crowd, Serena Williams ensured that the most anticipated match of the year was a blowout, extending her head to head to a 7-2 lead over Maria Sharapova, crushing her 6-1 6-3 in just over an hour to advance to her first semifinal since the comeback. [...]

Serena Williams vs Maria Sharapova, Yes? Yes. YES!!!

You have to hand it to both Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams - they sure know how to build their own publicity. It all started two weeks ago when they were pictured posing and chatting together at the ESPY awards. Ever since then, discussions about the pair are yet to die down. It was obviously [...]

Daniela Hantuchova Looks To Get the Ultimate Revenge on Maria Sharapova

2011 has really turned out to be the year of cold blooded revenge for Daniela Hantuchova. First she got back at Karolina at Roland Garros for, well, being Karolina… then got her own back on Ivanovic in Birmingham for their infamous squeakgate 2008 Australian Open semifinal, and she immediately followed that up by picking off [...]

“The Greatest Roadtrip In Sports” moves to Stanford

After last week’s Atlanta, the US Open Series really kicks off now with WTA Stanford and the likes of Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams headlining things. I tried and tried to avoid writing about this tournament until it would have been shameful to do so, and it appears we have reached that point. So here [...]

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova at the ESPYs: A New Chapter?

Remember back when Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova were supposedly sworn enemies? Well those days are apparently long gone as the lovely couple pair chatted together and posed for the cameras during last night’s ESPY awards. It’s quite funny looking at these two together now. Ever since Sharapova’s shock victory over Serena at Wimbledon in [...]


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