'I want tough matches' - The Daily Star

Maria Sharapova said more tough matches are her priority after losing in the semi-finals in Stuttgart on her controversial comeback from a 15-month doping ban. Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam winner and former world number one, lost 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 to ...

WTF is the WTA Doing? Website, Handling Maria, On-Court Coaching Mess - Tennis-X.com (blog)

You don't read this a lot on the web, but you should leave this web page right now and go to www.wtatennis.com. Go quick as it might change, but it looks to be permanent. The WTA re-did their website in 30-point fonts in a graphics-blast format that ...

Rafael Nadal wins Barcelona Open for record-tying 10th time - Los Angeles Times

Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 to win his 10th Barcelona Open title on Sunday. It was the second consecutive week that Nadal had won a tournament for the 10th time. He had become the first men's tennis player in the Open era to win the ...

Laura Siegemund defeats Kristina Mladenovic in Porsche Grand Prix final - Excelle Sports

Siegemund first made the Stuttgart final 12 months ago as a qualifier, and was among the last into the main draw this year, earning a wildcard. But once she got to play in front of her own fans, she put on quite a show. After several early breaks ...

Maria Sharapova returns from doping ban - Alive For Football

World number 59 Eugenie Bouchard is one of those who believes Sharapova should not have been welcomed back by the tennis community. "I know (Sharapova) is important for the tennis, for the WTA, for everything", Vinci said. "I feel like when a player is ...

Mladenovic ends Sharapova's bid for title in tour return - Web India 123

Snuffing Russian Maria Sharapova's bid to win her first tournament after serving out a 15-month doping ban, France's Kristina Mladenovic rallied for a 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory to reach the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix here. She will next face ...