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Contenders for the 2014 Australian Open

Once the U.S. Open has come and gone, the average tennis fan turns attention toward the Australian Open. There’s great tennis going on at smaller events between now and December, but Grand Slams draw the most attention, and that’s why we’re already excited for Melbourne! In looking toward the women’s tournament at the Australian Open, …

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Sugarpova: Maria Sharapova Launches Sweet New Business

Maria Sharapova, the top-paid female athlete in the world for eight years running, is going into the candy business. The 25 year old four-time Grand Slam title winner is indulging her sweet tooth by launching a new company: a premium line of gummy candies called Sugarpova. Starting Monday, the business will offer a dozen different …

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Sharapova to be First-Ever Female Flag-Bearer for Russia

Former tennis world No. 1 Maria Sharapova will be Russia’s first female Olympic flag-bearer at the London Games later this month, the national Olympic committee confirmed on Tuesday. “Sharapova will carry our flag,” president of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov told reporters following the ROC’s executive board meeting. “She was the most worthy …

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Sharapova storms into French Open final and reclaims No. 1 ranking

Ahh, springtime in Paris. A great place to be if your name is Maria Sharapova. Sharapova reached her first French Open final and reclaimed the No. 1 world ranking by beating fourth-seed Petra Kvitova  Not only did her 6-3 6-3 defeat of  Kvitova allow her to move within two sets of fulfilling her dream of …

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Victoria Azarenka vs. Maria Sharapova Australian Open Final Will Be a Scream

The top ranking at the women’s game will be on the line when third seed Victoria Azarenka meets fourth seed Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final on Saturday. The other big story – one that was tweeted about repeatedly as the semifinal matches played out – is the projected decibel level of the championship …

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Nike Tennis 2012 Australian Open Lookbook

The 100th Australian Open, which kicked off Monday in Melbourne, marks the start of the 2012 Grand Slam season and Nike’s sending three ladies – Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Li Na – in fresh new gear. Sharapova hit the court wearing the Nike Maria Statement Slam Dress in white and neon green featuring high …

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2011 U.S. Open: Serena, Venus, Mother Nature & More

It was an ominous beginning for the season’s final grand slam. Aftershocks from the 5.8 earthquake that hit the east coast last week rattled some U.S. Open tennis players prepping for the big tourney. It also prompted NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg to quip “Who knew we lived near a fault? Luckily it wasn’t a double …

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Wimbledon Tweeters

After watching the various Tennis Opens throughout the world, it’s time to sit back and enjoy traditional lawn tennis in easy, elegant British style. Even if you can’t lounge around and sip champagne or  feast on strawberries and cream, you can still appreciate The Championships,  which take place from  June 20 to July 3, 2011. Along …

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