Maria Sharapova joins A-lister Serena in discard pile – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisWho would have expected Maria Sharapova to be cast in the role of Wag for the second week of the -Australian Open? Maria Sharapova – AFP. Who…

Tennis Channel Court Report: Australian Open Day 8 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTennis Channel recaps Day 8 at the Australian Open, including an interview with Dominika Cibulkova after she upset Maria Sharapova, and looks ahead to Day 9. Loading… Post to…

Sharapova Follows Williams Out the Door – New York Times

New York TimesMaria Sharapova, the No. 3 seed, during her fourth-round match against Dominika Cibulkova, who won, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Mark Dadswell/European Pressphoto Agency. MELBOURNE, Australia — One day after…

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014: Sharapova crashes out as Cibulkova recovers from … – Daily Mail

Daily MailMaria Sharapova followed Serena Williams out of the Australian Open after losing in the fourth round to Dominika Cibulkova. Like world No 1 Williams, who struggled with back problems…

Federer Reaches Australian Open Fourth Round With Nadal, Murray – Bloomberg

BloombergFour-time champion Roger Federer and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rolled into the fourth round of the Australian Open with straight-set victories as the heat broke at the season’s first Grand Slam…

Maria Sharapova, Sloane Stephens advance to fourth round at Australian Open – SI.com

SI.comAfter enduring brutal heat, Maria Sharapova was aided by cooler temps in the third round. Michael Dodge/Getty Images/SI. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova recovered from the longest, hottest match…

Federer cruises to straight-set win, reaches round four in Australia – SI.com

SI.comAfter playing his first match ever on Hisense Arena, Roger Federer returned to Rod Laver Arena for his third-round match. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four-time champion Roger…

Jimmy Carr is deadly serious as he watches the Australian Open in Melbourne … – Daily Mail

Daily MailHe is known for his dry sense of humour and dead-pan approach to comedy, but Jimmy Carr cut a serious figure as he watched the Australian Open in Melbourne,…

Sharapova wins amid extreme heat – BBC Sport

BBC SportMaria Sharapova survived a scare to reach the Australian Open third round as the temperature exceeded 40C for the third consecutive day in Melbourne. The 2008 champion edged a…

Sharapova Wins in 107-Degree Australian Open Heat; Federer Rolls – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJan. 16 (Bloomberg) — Maria Sharapova outlasted Italy’s Karin Knapp in three long sets on a third straight day of scorching heat that interrupted play on most courts…

Sharapova survives scare; Radwanska rolls at Aussie Open – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarMelbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) – Former titlist and third seed Maria Sharapova was pushed to the limit in the longest match of the tournament on Thursday, while fifth-seeded Agnieszka…

Azarenka, Sharapova advance at Aussie Open – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarMelbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) – Two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka and former titlist Maria Sharapova were first-round victors in Tuesday’s first-round action at the Australian Open, the first Grand…

Djokovic Makes a Good Start at Australian Open – ABC News

ABC NewsA self-admitted “rusty” Novak Djokovic began his bid for a fourth consecutive Australian Open title with a 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-1 win Monday over Lukas Lacko. With his new…

Maria Sharapova returns, keeps expectations in check – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMELBOURNE, Australia — Tempering expectations is not how Maria Sharapova went from a 7-year-old Siberian girl dropped on the front steps of a Florida tennis academy to the world’s…

Roger Federer hires Stefan Edberg to join coaching team – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFirst, Andy Murray brought on Ivan Lendl. Then Maria Sharapova hired, and quickly fired, Jimmy Connors. Months later, Novak Djokovic surprised the tennis world by plucking Boris Becker out…

Is Sabine Lisicki’s Boyfriend Benjamin Starke, The German Swimmer?

Sabine Lisicki Loses Wimbledon To Marion Bartoli; Wins In Social Media Who’s Sabine Lisicki’s boyfriend? Sabine Lisicki’s popularity has reached meteoric heights after her third Wimbledon win against Agnieszka Radwanska,…

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams French Open Live Twitter Stream

Maria Sharapova, the number two Women’s Tennis Player in the World and Serena Williams, number two Women’s Tennis Player in the World, are playing now at the French Open at…

Wimbledon: Maria Sharapova Losing, Mate Sasha Vujacic Hated On Twitter

2011 Wimbledon is producing some interesting developments offline, on the court, and online, on Twitter. While the World watches as Maria Sharapova is losing to Petra Kvitova, 3-6, 3-4, and…