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January 20, 2014
The women's quarter-final is just about set, with Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic the latest top seeds out on Monday, while Azarenka cruised on looking like the Australian Open favourite.
January 16, 2014
Maria Sharapova was taken to the limit by Italian Karin Knapp on Thursday but moved on after a grueling 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 win. Caroline Wozniacki and Agnieszka Radwanska joined in advancing to the third round.
January 14, 2014
The third-seeded Russian fended off American Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-3, 6-4 to set up a meeting with Italian Karin Knapp in the second round.
January 8, 2014
The 32 seeds released for the Australian Open, beginning Monday, were released on Wednesday. Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer follow Nadal, with Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova behind Williams.
January 3, 2014
American is happy to be stretched by her rival so that she knows better what to expect for the Australian Open next.
August 22, 2013
Russian world No 3, who only played one match since Wimbledon exit, unable to recover from problem.
August 14, 2013
Swiss master shakes off rocky season with opening round win at Western and Southern Open but Russian former world No 1 is beaten by Stephens.
August 13, 2013
World No 2, who also won Wimbledon title this year, says he has never been in position before.
August 7, 2013
WTA stars dominated the list of the world's 10 best-paid female athletes, Forbes magazine.
July 15, 2013
Former champion knows what it takes to win, and if he can make Russian hate losing more than she loves to win, he will have done his job, writes Ahmed Rizvi.
July 14, 2013
World No 2 makes announcement a day after splitting with Thomas Hogstedt.
July 8, 2013
Contrary to a regretful comment made during the Wimbledon women's final, beauty does not translate into success on the tennis court.
July 7, 2013
Frenchwoman says she dreamed of winning at All England club, not being a model in retort to BBC presenter's remark 'she will never be a Sharapova'.
June 28, 2013
After their Wimbledon withdraws, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova were both vocal in their complaints about the playing surface at All English Club.