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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Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from Stanford’s Bank of the West Classic before her scheduled second-round match.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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Maria Sharapova wins at Bank of the West Classic as she returns from injury

Maria Sharapova beat Jennifer Brady 6-1 4-6 6-0 as she returned from injury at Stanford’s Bank of the West Classic. Sharapova, who returned in April after a 15-month doping ban, had been out with a thigh problem since 16 May. ...

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Spain football chief Angel Maria Villar Llona arrested

The president of the Spanish Football Federation and his son have been held as part of a corruption investigation, judicial sources say. Angel Maria Villar Llona was arrested on suspicion of embezzling funds, El Pais and Efe news agency reported. ...

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Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine

Former Manchester United winger Angel di Maria has agreed to pay 2m euros (£1.76m) to settle a tax case in Spain, according to Spanish authorities. He will plead guilty to two charges of fraud relating to image rights during his ...

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Maria Sharapova: French Open tournament director Guy Forget expects wildcard controversy

The decision on whether to give Maria Sharapova a French Open wildcard will cause controversy when announced, tournament director Guy Forget says. Sharapova, 30, has played in three events since her 15-month ban for using meldonium ended in April. A ...

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Stuttgart Open: Maria Sharapova through to semi-finals with victory over Anett Kontaveit

Maria Sharapova continued her fine form after returning from a doping ban with a straight-set victory over qualifier Anett Kontaveit to progress to the semi-finals of the Stuttgart Open. The Russian, playing her first tournament since a 15-month suspension, beat ...

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