1. How Maria Sharapova's Attack on ITF Further Damages Her Reputation Among Peers

    Maria Sharapova 's response to her suspension reduction may salvage her brand, but her attack on the International Tennis Federation could further damage her reputation among her peers...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 1 month ago 12,209 reads 22 comments

  2. Maria Sharapova's Blueprint to Return to Elite Form After Her Suspension

    Maria Sharapova will be back on the WTA tour April 26, nine months earlier than the suspension she had received after testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 2 months ago 2,837 reads 7 comments

  3. 2017 Australian Open: Early Odds After the US Open

    Stan Wawrinka and Angelique Kerber probably haven't even found a permanent place to showcase their new U.S. Open trophies, and yet some betting websites already have odds out for the 2017 Australian Open...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 5,061 reads 76 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 924 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 44,287 reads 94 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 78,756 reads 115 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 167,718 reads 58 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 6,985 reads 12 comments

  9. 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 9 months ago 5,577 reads 2 comments

  10. 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 9 months ago 4,696 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 9 months ago 14,577 reads 42 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 4,957 reads 78 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 11,158 reads 21 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 8,112 reads 80 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 26,053 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 129,698 reads 107 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 3,807 reads 4 comments

  18. 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 10 months ago 6,110 reads 4 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 1,823 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 10 months ago 29,781 reads 89 comments

  21. 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 10 months ago 8,669 reads 11 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 15,313 reads 29 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 4,669 reads 19 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 1,840 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 11,962 reads 10 comments