Maria Sharapova wins two matches in one day at AEGON Classic

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Because of bad weather, only today did Maria Sharapova finish her yesterday’s match, and she had to play another one on the same day. Fortunately, both finished victoriously for the Russian. The former world...

Maria Sharapova starts grass comeback with a win

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Maria Sharapova was today playing her first match on grass since last year's Wimbledon, where she lost in the second round. Sharapova is back on her beloved grass, although the claycourt season was everything but...

Kateryna Bondarenko wins DFS Classic, her first WTA title

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World No.45 Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine squeezed past Belgian teenager Yanina Wickmayer in the final of the DFS Classic in Birmingham to win her first WTA Tour title. Twelfth-seeded Bondarenko needed two tie-breaks to...

Marion Bartoli doubtful for Wimbledon after losing at DFS Classic

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Last year’s Wimbledon finalist Marion Bartoli may miss the 2008 Championships because of a wrist injury. Top-seeded Bartoli was upset in the second round of the DFS Classis on Wednesday and after the loss she...

Jankovic, Sharapova, Safina to skip Wimbledon warmup event

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Defending champion Jelena Jankovic, last year's finalist Maria Sharapova, and the 2008 French Open finalist Dinara Safina have all decided to skip the DFS Classic in Birmingham, a Wimbledon warmup event which starts June...

Jankovic beats Sharapova to win DFS Classic

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Sharapova, Jankovic meet in DFS Classic final

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Maria Sharapova, the No. 1 seed and a two-time champion in Birmingham, beat Marion Bartoli of France 7-5, 6-0 in a semifinal on Sunday. Bartoli, who completed her suspended quarterfinal earlier Sunday, defeated third-seeded...

Sharapova, Jankovic reach semis in rainy B’ham

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Top-seeded Maria Sharapova (BTW, currently the highest-paid female athlete) had to win two matches on Saturday to reach the last four of the rain-hit DFS Classic. She beat Austria’s Tamira Paszek 6-3 4-6 6-2...

Maria Sharapova feels at home in Birmingham

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The DFS Classic has started on Monday, and world No. 2 Maria Sharapova is glad to be back on the grass courts of the Edgbaston Priory Club. Maria, the No. 1 seed, is a regular...