Sharapova-Williams Rivalry To Resume

Rivalry

DAY 7 AT ROLAND GARROS THE MUCH ANTICIPATED RIVALRY RESUMES Maria Sharapova did her part earlier in the day with a comprehensive dismissal of the sixth seed, Karolina Pliskova. She won 6-2, 6-1 in just fifty-nine minutes. Serena Williams had a more difficult match; she needed seventy-five minutes to defeat Julia Goerges 6-3, 6-4. Sharapova…

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Rybarikova Upends Sharapova In Moscow

Rybarikova upends Sharapova

VTB Kremlin Cup, Moscow [26] Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) vs. [57] Maria Sharapova (RUS) Sharapova led their head-to-head 1:0 coming into this match; however, that match was contested in 2015 and a lot has changed since then.  While the Russian is struggling to regain her position atop the sport, Rybarikova has been having the season of…

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Sevastova Ends Sharapova’s US Open

Sevastova ends Sharapova's US Open

US OPEN [17] Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) vs. [146] Maria Sharapova (RUS) The variety of shots in the Latvian’s arsenal was the undoing of the Russian. The first set could have gone either way as it was a tightly contested affair with each player breaking once early; however, serving to force a tiebreak, Sevastova played a…

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Sharapova’s Ranking Drops Precipitously

WEEK:  07.11.2016 Mover of the week is Maria Sharapova, who was a semifinalist at last year’s Wimbledon.  She is currently off the Tour because of a two-year suspension due to testing positive for Meldonium (a PED);   therefore, she was unable to defend those points and her ranking has dropped precipitously.  Sharapova is set to appeal…

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