Tag Archives: Maria Sharapova

The Only Story in Town

The most anticipated return in tennis this year was, depending on you asked, a cause for either celebration or concern. In the end, Maria Sharapova’s appearance at last week’s Stuttgart event certainly couldn’t have come at a better time for women’s tennis. But the week itself proved it won’t be easy for Sharapova or the WTA to just simply move forward despite the lingering controversy from her nearly year long doping ban.
Continue reading

Advertisement

Comments Off on The Only Story in Town

Filed under Tennis

Lowlights and Faults: The Worst of Tennis – 2016

In a year that most people want to forget,  2016 proved a tough one to bear for the tennis world as well, with a variety of controversies, blunders, and one very bad meltdown. While it’s impossible to go through them all, here’s a not so fond look back at some of the moments that made tennis fans cringe, moan, and cover their eyes all year.

Continue reading

Comments Off on Lowlights and Faults: The Worst of Tennis – 2016

Filed under ATP, Tennis, WTA

Opening Moves

In chess, opening moves are often a key to success in winning. That’s especially true if a player employs the queen, the most powerful piece on the board, early in the game.

In the chess game of her career up until a few days ago, few would have disputed that Maria Sharapova was a master tactician. Every decision, especially in her lucrative off-court dealings, appeared planned down to the manicured minutiae of perfect timing for optimum result.

But Sharapova’s most recent first move to date may be the most important of her career.

Continue reading

Comments Off on Opening Moves

Filed under Tennis

Lowlights and Faults: The Worst of Tennis – 2014

2014 certainly had its highlights. But here’s a look back at some of those less than stellar moments we’d like to forget. And yes, there’s a reference to a famous outburst from tennis in the above track if you listen long enough. Continue reading

Comments Off on Lowlights and Faults: The Worst of Tennis – 2014

Filed under Tennis

Madison Ave Maria

Well that was quite a 48 hours.

That is in reference to Maria Sharapova and her very well publicized and now very brief visit to New York that saw her make headlines around the world not once, but twice, for very different news. But after the media whirlwind dies down, we’re still not sure what is next for the former US Open champion who finds herself watching this year’s event from the sidelines. Continue reading

Comments Off on Madison Ave Maria

Filed under Tennis