Tianjin Open photos: Monday’s WTA press conferences + players’ party

The first day of the Tianjin Open was soaked by rain, which WTA SEO Steve Simon jokingly referred to as "liquid sunshine", but despite the shortage of matches, everyone was busy with press conferences and players'...

Tianjin Open photos: Zhu upsets Kvitova, Sharapova moves into second round

After the start of main-draw action was washed out for two straight days at the Tianjin Open, the tournament headliners Petra Kvitova and Maria Sharapova finally took the court on Wednesday. The second-seeded Kvitova suffered...

Tianjin Open photos: Sharapova moves on, quarterfinal field set

Thursday's second-round action completed at the Tianjin Open and quarterfinals are now set. Wildcard Maria Sharapova defeated Magda Linette 7-5 6-3 and will next face Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele, who defeated fifth seed Yulia...

Tianjin Open photos: Sharapova moves into semifinals

After Friday's quarterfinal matches at the 2017 Tianjin Open, we have the WTA semifinal pairs: wildcard Maria Sharapova of Russia vs. third seed Peng Shuai of China and Italian qualifier Sara Errani vs. Belarusian...

Sharapova wins Tianjin Open, first title since drug ban

Maria Sharapova enjoyed lifting her first WTA trophy since coming back from the Meldonium doping ban in April, overcoming Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6(8) in the hotly-contested Tianjin Open final. The five-time Grand Slam champion...

Tianjin Open photos: Sharapova vs. Peng, Sabalenka vs. Errani semifinals

On Saturday at the Tianjin Open, Maria Sharapova reached her first final since 2015 with a 6-3 6-1 victory over third seed and defending champion Peng Shuai, while Aryna Sabalenka will make her debut...

Tianjin Open photos: Sharapova beats Sabalenka in the final

My photographer Jimmie48 is already on his way to Singapore, so the photos from the Tianjin Open final are coming in a bit late. Maria Sharapova today climbed 29 spots in the WTA rankings, from...
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