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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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US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova stuns Simona Halep on Grand Slam return

US Open Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 Aug-10 Sept BBC coverage: Live radio and text commentary on selected matches every day. Maria Sharapova made a dramatic return to Grand Slam action by knocking out world number two Simona ...

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Maria Sharapova: Five-time Grand Slam winner given US Open wildcard

Maria Sharapova is set to play in her first Grand Slam since her 15-month drugs ban after being given a wildcard for the US Open main draw. Former world number one Sharapova, 30, returned to action in April but was ...

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Maria Sharapova withdraws from Stanford's Bank of the West Classic

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from Stanford’s Bank of the West Classic before her scheduled second-round match. Tournament officials said the 30-year-old had pulled out on her doctor’s advice due to a left arm injury. It means ...

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