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Maria Sharapova blasted for 'extra help' - Deccan Chronicle;

Maria Sharapova blasted for 'extra help' - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleMaria Sharapova blasted for 'extra help'Deccan ChronicleKristina Mladenovic ramped up the pressure on Maria Sharapova ahead of their Suttgart semifinal when she claimed the Russian superstar was getting “extra help” in her comeback from a 15-month doping ban. Stuttgart: Kristina Mladenovic ramped up the ...and more »

Sharapova's return ends in semis at Porsche Grand Prix - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog);

Sharapova's return ends in semis at Porsche Grand Prix - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)Sharapova's return ends in semis at Porsche Grand PrixNBC Sports - Misc. (blog)STUTTGART, Germany — Maria Sharapova's first tournament since her controversial return to tennis is over after losing to Kristina Mladenovic of France in the Porsche Grand Prix semifinals. Mladenovic beat former top-ranked Sharapova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 ...and more »

Kristina Mladenovic ends Maria Sharapova's hopes of claiming Stuttgart title - Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News;

Kristina Mladenovic ends Maria Sharapova's hopes of claiming Stuttgart title - Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly NewsKristina Mladenovic ends Maria Sharapova's hopes of claiming Stuttgart titleBurnham and Highbridge Weekly NewsKristina Mladenovic ended Maria Sharapova's comeback with a hard-fought 3-6 7-5 6-4 victory in just over two-and-a-half hours to secure a place against Laura Siegemund in the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. Russian Sharapova was a wild card ...and more »

Mladenovic ends Sharapova's winning Stuttgart run - RTE.ie;

Mladenovic ends Sharapova's winning Stuttgart run - RTE.ie

RTE.ieMladenovic ends Sharapova's winning Stuttgart runRTE.ieKristina Mladenovic produced a stunning comeback to end Maria Sharapova's run at the Porsche Grand Prix and take her place in Sunday's final. The 23-year-old French world number 19 looked to be heading for defeat after losing the first set 6-3 and then ...and more »

Return Winners: The 2014 Stuttgart final - Baseline (satire);

Return Winners: The 2014 Stuttgart final - Baseline (satire)

Baseline (satire)Return Winners: The 2014 Stuttgart finalBaseline (satire)Two former French Open champions faced off in one of the WTA's biggest indoor events. The Setting. The year 2014 started off with Maria Sharapova finding herself in a familiar situation: Coming back from a shoulder injury. She was forced to shut down ...and more »

Maria Sharapova's critics are going to make her sweat - Normangee Star;

Maria Sharapova's critics are going to make her sweat - Normangee Star

Normangee StarMaria Sharapova's critics are going to make her sweatNormangee StarFriday saw the 30-year-old maintain her winning streak after a straight sets victory of 6-3, 6-4 against Estonian Anett Kontaveit, meaning she is now one match away from the final. The Romanian plays much better tennis when she has a particular rhythm ...and more »

Mladenovic Thwarts Sharapova Run to Reach Stuttgart Final - Tennis Now

Mladenovic Thwarts Sharapova Run to Reach Stuttgart FinalTennis NowMaria Sharapova's run of dominance ended at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on Saturday, as France's Kristina Mladenovic edged her in a thrilling three-setter, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. More: Nadal and Thiem Set Final Clash in Barcelona The loss ends Sharapova's ...and more »

Sharapova's return ends in semifinal defeat to Mladenovic - Boston Herald;

Sharapova's return ends in semifinal defeat to Mladenovic - Boston Herald

Boston HeraldSharapova's return ends in semifinal defeat to MladenovicBoston HeraldRussian tennis player Maria Sharapova returns the ball to Kristina Mladenovic from France during the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Bernd Weissbrod/dpa via AP) ...and more »

Porsche Grand Prix: Kristina Mladenovic halts Maria Sharapova's comeback to reach final - Sportskeeda;

Porsche Grand Prix: Kristina Mladenovic halts Maria Sharapova's comeback to reach final - Sportskeeda

SportskeedaPorsche Grand Prix: Kristina Mladenovic halts Maria Sharapova's comeback to reach finalSportskeedaPower! Kristina Mladenovic battled through a tough start to come up trumps over Maria Sharapova today. A resilient World No. 19 Kristina Mladenovic halted Maria Sharapova's comeback to enter the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at Stuttgart on ...and more »

Tennis: Gutsy Mladenovic ends Sharapova comeback at Stuttgart - The Straits Times

Tennis: Gutsy Mladenovic ends Sharapova comeback at StuttgartThe Straits TimesSTUTTGART, Germany (AFP) – Maria Sharapova lost in the semi-finals in Stuttgart on Saturday (April 29), her controversial comeback from a 15-month doping ban ending in defeat to one of her biggest critics. Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam winner and ...and more »

Mladenovic stops Sharapova run to reach Stuttgart final - WTA Tennis;

Mladenovic stops Sharapova run to reach Stuttgart final - WTA Tennis

WTA TennisMladenovic stops Sharapova run to reach Stuttgart finalWTA TennisKristina Mladenovic stopped Maria Sharapova's Stuttgart run in a three-set thriller to reach the final at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. -A +A. WTA Staff. April 29, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter Twitter.and more »

Maria Sharapova: 'I CAN'T COMPARE MYSELF TO ROGER FEDERER!' - Tennis World;

Maria Sharapova: 'I CAN'T COMPARE MYSELF TO ROGER FEDERER!' - Tennis World

Tennis WorldMaria Sharapova: 'I CAN'T COMPARE MYSELF TO ROGER FEDERER!'Tennis WorldMaria Sharapova won three matches since when she came back on Wednesday in Stuttgart. She beat Roberta Vinci, then Ekaterina Makarova and Anett Kontaveit. She lost to Kristina Mladenovic in the semi-finals on Saturday. Asked if she can have a similar ...and more »

Marvellous Mladenovic ends Sharapova comeback - beIN SPORTS USA;

Marvellous Mladenovic ends Sharapova comeback - beIN SPORTS USA

beIN SPORTS USAMarvellous Mladenovic ends Sharapova comebackbeIN SPORTS USAKristina Mladenovic recovered from a set and a break down to halt Maria Sharapova's comeback on the WTA Tour in the Stuttgart Open semi-finals. Following a 15-month doping ban, the Russian's participation as a wildcard at this Premier event - one she ...and more »

LIVE: Sharapova takes on Mladenovic in Stuttgart semifinals - WTA Tennis;

LIVE: Sharapova takes on Mladenovic in Stuttgart semifinals - WTA Tennis

WTA TennisLIVE: Sharapova takes on Mladenovic in Stuttgart semifinalsWTA TennisKeep up with all the action from WTA Insider's Stuttgart Live Blog, as Maria Sharapova plays Kristina Mladenovic in the semifinals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. -A +A. WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen. April 29, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to ...and more »

Maria Sharapova through to last four of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix - Irish Independent;

Maria Sharapova through to last four of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentMaria Sharapova through to last four of the Porsche Tennis Grand PrixIrish IndependentMaria Sharapova moved into the semi-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix as the former world number one continued her controversial return to competitive tennis with a 6-3 6-4 win over Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit. The Russian, a wildcard ...and more »

Maria Sharapova one step closer to clay - Mid-Day;

Maria Sharapova one step closer to clay - Mid-Day

Mid-DayMaria Sharapova one step closer to clayMid-DayRussia's Maria Sharapova returns to Estonia's Anett Kontaveit during the Stuttgart Open quarter-final yesterday. Pic/AFP. Maria Sharapova needs just one more win to book her place in French Open qualifying after beating Anett Kontaveit to reach the ...and more »

Sharapova is betting favorite to win French Open - Rappler;

Sharapova is betting favorite to win French Open - Rappler

RapplerSharapova is betting favorite to win French OpenRapplerFAVORITE. Comebacking Maria Sharapova is a betting favorite in the French Open, even though she hasn't been guaranteed a place yet. File Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP. STUTTGART, Germany – Maria Sharapova was installed as the bookmakers' joint ...and more »

Smooth Sharapova cruises into Stuttgart semis - Emirates 24|7;

Smooth Sharapova cruises into Stuttgart semis - Emirates 24|7

Emirates 24|7Smooth Sharapova cruises into Stuttgart semisEmirates 24|7Former world number one Maria Sharapova cruised into the Stuttgart Grand Prix semi-finals on Friday, extending her winning comeback from a doping suspension with a smooth 6-3 6-4 victory over Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit. Wildcard entrant ...and more »

Sharapova gets lukewarm welcome after 15-month doping ban - ClickLancashire;

Sharapova gets lukewarm welcome after 15-month doping ban - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireSharapova gets lukewarm welcome after 15-month doping banClickLancashireThe International Tennis Federation had suspended Sharapova after she tested positive to a banned substance, meldonium, during the Australian open In January 2016. Playing in Stuttgart on a wild card, she beat Roberta Vinci in two tight sets on her ...and more »

'Solid' Sharapova wins again - Borneo Bulletin Online

'Solid' Sharapova wins againBorneo Bulletin OnlineSTUTTGART (AFP) – Maria Sharapova picked up a second win in as many days on her comeback from a 15-month doping ban on Thursday, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova at the Stuttgart WTA tournament. The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam ...and more »