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Maria Sharapova withdraws from Birmingham to be fully fit for Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs, the BBC Sport website and app from 2-15 July. Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week’s WTA event in Birmingham in order ...

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French Open 2018: Serena Williams to play Maria Sharapova in fourth round

French Open 2018 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app Returning three-time champion Serena Williams set up a highly-anticipated French Open ...

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Italian Open: Maria Sharapova to play Simon Halep in semi-finals

Former world number one Maria Sharapova reached the Italian Open semi-finals after fighting back to beat reigning French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Sharapova, 31, won 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 7-5 against the 20-year-old Latvian, taking her third match point to end ...

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Maria Sharapova splits with coach Sven Groeneveld

Maria Sharapova has “mutually agreed” to part company with her coach of four years, Sven Groeneveld. Groeneveld started working with Sharapova in 2014, and helped her to win the French Open that season. The pair remained a team during the ...

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Qatar Open: Maria Sharapova falls in first round to Monica Niculescu

Romanian qualifier Monica Niculescu fought her way to an impressive win over Maria Sharapova in the first round of the Qatar Open. Russia’s Sharapova, 30, was beaten 4-6 6-4 6-3 in two hours and 38 minutes by the world number ...

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Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta 'very close' to matching Maria Sharapova's will to win, says coach

Media playback is not supported on this device British number one Johanna Konta’s will to win is “very close” to matching Maria Sharapova’s, says her new coach. Michael Joyce, who was a major part of Sharapova’s team for six years, ...

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Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta 'very close' to matching Maria Sharapova's will to win, says coach

Media playback is not supported on this device British number one Johanna Konta’s will to win is “very close” to matching Maria Sharapova’s, says her new coach. Michael Joyce, who was a major part of Sharapova’s team for six years, ...

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Johanna Konta adds Maria Sharapova's ex-coach Michael Joyce to team

British number one Johanna Konta has confirmed that Michael Joyce will be her new coach. BBC Sport reported in November that talks were ongoing to appoint the 44-year-old American. Joyce reached a high of 64th in the world as a ...

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Maria Sharapova knocked out of Kremlin Cup by Magdalena Rybarikova

Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of the Kremlin Cup in the first round, two days after winning her first tournament since 2015. The Russian, 30, was beaten 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 by Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova in her fifth match in ...

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Maria Sharapova beats Aryna Sabalenka to win Tianjin Open title

Former world number one Maria Sharapova has won her first title since May 2015, beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6 (10-8) in the Tianjin Open final. The 30-year-old Russian was playing her seventh event since she returned to the tour in ...

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