Christopher Clarey, N.Y. Times What can be learned over a long December lunch with Maria Sharapova, in a nearly empty Italian chain restaurant where the waiters try to play it cool as they refill the drinks without asking her ... FULL ARTICLE AT RealClearSports
BOGOTA - Maria Sharapova described her comeback after a four-month injury absence as a ‘baby step’ forward in her recovery. The four-time major winner took on 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic in an exhibition match as she tests the injured ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Nation (Pakistan)
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Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a former World No. 1 Russian professional tennis player and three time Grand Slam singles champion. As of 31 August 2009, she is ranked World No. 31.
When Sharapova was seven, she and her father moved from their life of poverty in Russia to the United States, to enroll in the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. After rising rapidly through the junior and professional ranks... Full Article At Wikipedia.org