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Retired Russian tennis player

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Maria Sharapova: Retired Russian tennis player
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian former professional tennis player. Although she played under the banner of Russia with the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), she has lived in and been a United States permanent resident since 1994. Sharapova competed on the WTA tour from 2001 to 2020 and had been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA on five separate occasions, for a total of 21 weeks. She is one of ten women, and the only Russian, to hold the career Grand Slam. She is also an Olympic medalist, having won a silver medal in women's singles at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Sharapova achieved a rare level of longevity in tennis, with several tennis pundits and former players calling Sharapova one of tennis's best competitors.


Tennis world lauds ‘legend’ Sharapova after her retirement

tennis world lauds ‘legend’ sharapova after her retirement
Novak Djokovic hailed Maria Sharapova as a “legend” with “the mind of a champion” after the Russian superstar on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis at age 32. Five-time Grand Slam..
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'Sharapova retires with many questions unanswered'

Maria Sharapova may be going quietly into retirement but it certainly will not be the last we hear of her, writes Russell Fuller.
BBC News - Published

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Former No. 1 player Sharapova retires from tennis [Video]Former No. 1 player Sharapova retires from tennis

Maria Sharapova, the Russian five-time Grand Slam champion who became one of the highest paid athletes in the world, announced the end of her career at the age of 32 on Wednesday. Lisa Bernhard has..

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Sharpova Retires [Video]Sharpova Retires

Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from tennis. "Tennis—I'm saying goodbye," she wrote in an emotional column in Vanity Fair. "Tennis gave me a life. I'll miss it everyday." The Russian..

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Maria Sharapova retires from tennis [Video]Maria Sharapova retires from tennis

Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from tennis. The five-time grand slam champion and former world number one has struggled with chronic shoulder problems and has slumped to 373 in the..

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Maria Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam winner, retires from tennis

Russia's Maria Sharapova, one of the world's most recognisable and highest-paid sportswomen, announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday at the age of 32.
France 24 - Published

Maria Sharapova announces retirement from professional tennis

Maria Sharapova is retiring from tennis after a professional career that spanned more than two decades and saw her capture the career Grand Slam. - Published

'I'm saying goodbye': Maria Sharapova quits tennis after glittering and controversial career

'i'm saying goodbye': maria sharapova quits tennis after glittering and controversial career
Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova has revealed she is quitting tennis. The five-time grand slam champion - who won Wimbledon in 2004 as a 17-year-old - has struggled with chronic shoulder problems and..
WorldNews - Published

Maria Sharapova retires: Five-time Grand Slam champion 'says goodbye' to tennis at 32

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is "saying goodbye" to tennis at the age of 32.
BBC News - Published

Sofia Kenin wins first grand slam title after beating Garbine Muguruza in the Australian Open final

sofia kenin wins first grand slam title after beating garbine muguruza in the australian open final
Melbourne, Australia (CNN)As a child, Sofia Kenin got to hang out with some of tennis' greats. She could be on the way to becoming one herself. Kenin won her first grand slam title at the Australian..
WorldNews - Published

Sharapova set to drop out of top 350 after first-round defeat

Maria Sharapova is not sure if she will be at the Australian Open next year and is set to drop out of the world's top 350.
BBC News - Published

Maria Sharapova says women's Brisbane event feels 'second-hand' alongside ATP Cup

Maria Sharapova says the women's Brisbane International feels like a "second-hand" event because the men's ATP Cup has taken over centre court.
BBC News - Published

Sharapova to play in Brisbane after injury-hit 2019

Russia's Maria Sharapova will compete at the Brisbane International after receiving a wildcard.
BBC News - Published

Sharapova returns to action in Brisbane

sharapova returns to action in brisbane
PARIS: Former world number one Maria Sharapova will open her 2020 campaign in Brisbane after being awarded a wild card by organisers, the five-time major winner announced on Monday. The 32-year-old..
WorldNews - Published

S.Williams crushes Sharapova in first round of US Open

s.williams crushes sharapova in first round of us open
Serena Williams of the United States hits a return during the women's singles first round match between Serena Williams of the United States and Maria Sharapova of Russia at...
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US Open: Serena Williams overpowers Maria Sharapova in opener under the lights, 6-1, 6-1

In her return to Flushing Meadows, where Serena Williams' 2018 season ended in controversy, she dispatches the former No. 1 player in straight sets. - Published

Williams thrashes Sharapova in 59 minutes to advance

Serena Williams makes the perfect return to the US Open after last year's controversial final by thrashing her long-time rival Maria Sharapova.
BBC News - Published

Serena Williams revealed as highest-paid female athlete for fourth year in a row

serena williams revealed as highest-paid female athlete for fourth year in a row
Serena Williams tops Forbes' list of highest-paid female athletes for the fourth year in a row. The 23-time grand slam singles champion earned 29.2 million US dollars (approximately £24million) for..
WorldNews - Published

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