1. Is the ITF Making an Example out of Maria Sharapova?

    There was no hurry for the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to decide on the length of Maria Sharapova 's ban...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 903 reads 2 comments

  2. Maria Sharapova's Golden Girl Image Gone Forever After 2-Year Doping Ban

    Maria Sharapova 's image as a golden girl is tarnished forever. Sullied by a doping scandal, Sharapova's once-pristine brand likely won't recover from this hit...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 44,100 reads 94 comments

  3. Maria Sharapova Receives 2-Year Suspension for Doping Violation, Reveals Appeal

    The International Tennis Federation announced a two-year suspension for Maria Sharapova on June 8 after she violated the sport's anti-doping policy...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 78,723 reads 115 comments

  4. Tennis' Nightmare Year Continues as Injured Rafael Nadal Exits French Open

    Rafael Nadal 's withdrawal from the 2016 French Open inflicts another injury on an already battered tennis season.   Every sport takes a hit. However, after some serious blows, tennis is hemorrhaging...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 months ago 167,601 reads 58 comments

  5. Maria Sharapova Named to Russia's Rio 2016 Olympic Tennis Team

    Maria Sharapova will be included on the Russian tennis team for the 2016 Summer Olympics, even though her status remains uncertain after being banned from all competition...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 6,947 reads 12 comments

  6. Maria Sharapova Suspended as UN Goodwill Ambassador Amid Failed Drug Test

    Maria Sharapova has been removed by the United Nations as one of its Goodwill Ambassadors in the wake of revelations regarding her failed drugs tests. According to TMZ , the organisation issued a statement stating “in light of Ms...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 5,570 reads 2 comments

  7. Maria Sharapova's Failed Drug Test Sheds Light on How Tennis Players Stay Clean

    Maria Sharapova 's tennis future may be murky. However, questions surrounding her failed drug test help shed light on how the sport's other players stay clean...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 4,687 reads 7 comments

  8. Rafael Nadal Comments on Maria Sharapova After Positive Drug Test

    Rafael Nadal believes Maria Sharapova should be "punished" following her announcement she tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Australian Open...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 14,538 reads 42 comments

  9. Why Failed Drug Test Doesn't Diminish Maria Sharapova's Accomplishments

    There are countless reactions to Maria Sharapova 's failed drug test and what this will mean going forward with her Hall of Fame tennis career...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 5 months ago 4,945 reads 78 comments

  10. Maria Sharapova's Sponsors Declare Their Position Following Positive Drug Test

    Maria Sharapova 's sponsorship contract with sportswear company Nike has been suspended following her positive test for the banned substance meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 11,150 reads 21 comments

  11. Maria Sharapova's Failed Drug Test Spin Won't Help Save Tarnished Image

    Maria Sharapova admitted she's been using a performance-enhancing drug for the past 10 years. Yet her fans and many in the tennis community believe this will have no lasting impact on her career...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 8,036 reads 80 comments

  12. Maria Sharapova Reveals Positive Drug Test: Twitter Reacts to Announcement

    The tennis world was rocked Monday when former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova revealed she had tested positive for a banned substance at the 2016 Australian Open...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 5 months ago 26,045 reads 29 comments

  13. Maria Sharapova Announces Positive Drug Test for Meldonium

    Tennis star Maria Sharapova insists she is " determined to play tennis again" following March 7's announcement that she failed a drug test...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 129,683 reads 107 comments

  14. Maria Sharapova Injury: Updates on Tennis Star's Forearm and Return

    Tennis star Maria Sharapova is dealing with a forearm injury that has been plaguing her since the start of the season in January. It's unclear when she'll return to the court. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 3,792 reads 4 comments

  15. Maria Sharapova Injury: Updates on Tennis Star's Forearm and Return

    Maria Sharapova suffered a forearm injury that will keep her out of the 2016 Qatar Total Open. It is uncertain when she will return to action. Continue for updates. Sharapova Comments on Injury Wednesday, Feb...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 6,028 reads 4 comments

  16. Ranking the Top 10 Women's Players After the 2016 Australian Open

    Angelique Kerber's stunning upset win over Serena Williams at the 2016 Australian Open may serve as a benchmark for what's to come this year on the WTA Tour...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 6 months ago 1,798 reads 1 comments

  17. Serena Williams Quiets Growing Doubts in Australian Open Win vs. Maria Sharapova

    Serena Williams ended Maria Sharapova 's run at the 2016 Australian Open and quieted a rising chorus of doubters. Williams defeated Sharapova 6-4, 6-1, and will now face Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 6 months ago 29,759 reads 89 comments

  18. Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova: Score, Reaction from 2016 Australian Open

    Maria Sharapova entered Monday’s quarterfinal match at the Australian Open against Serena Williams without a victory over the defending champion since 2004. That streak extended to 18 matches following Williams’ convincing 6-4, 6-1 win...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 6 months ago 8,628 reads 11 comments

  19. Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova: Score, Highlights from Australian Open 2016

    Top seed Serena Williams punched her ticket to the semifinals of the 2016 Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win over fifth seed Maria Sharapova on Tuesday in Melbourne...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 15,282 reads 29 comments

  20. Why Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova Is Still the WTA's Best Rivalry

    Serena Williams enjoys a lopsided 18-2 record against Maria Sharapova . Yet the matchup between these two stars remains the most compelling on the WTA Tour. No matter where or when they play, a Williams-Sharapova match yields high drama...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 6 months ago 4,631 reads 19 comments

  21. Australian Open 2016 Schedule: Replay TV Coverage, Live Stream for Sunday's Draw

    Heading into the early draw Sunday at the Australian Open , there was a headlining matchup in the men’s draw that was expected to be an instant classic. People earmarked a battle between the No...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 6 months ago 1,831 reads 0 comments

  22. Maria Sharapova Shares Anecdote About Laundry Mix-Up in Australian Open Buildup

    Maria Sharapova has shared a strange anecdote from her preparations for the Australian Open in Melbourne. The Russian world No...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 7 months ago 11,951 reads 10 comments

  23. The Best and Worst Dressed in Tennis During the 2015 Season

    With a few weeks remaining in 2015, sporting goods companies are already previewing the 2016 Australian Open attire of the top tennis stars...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 8 months ago 6,392 reads 2 comments

  24. Why the 2015 Fed Cup Will Be More Exciting Than the Davis Cup

    Andy Murray 's quest to bring Great Britain its first Davis Cup title since 1936 makes for a compelling late-season story. However, the Fed Cup tie promises to be a more exciting event...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 9 months ago 2,262 reads 5 comments

  25. Federer vs. Nadal and WTA Finals Conclude Big Week of Winners and Losers

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played a competitive thriller for the Swiss Indoors Basel, while Singapore hosted plenty of drama for the WTA finals...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 9 months ago 4,950 reads 16 comments