Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova will not play at Wimbledon tournament

This spring, Sharapova resumed participation in tournaments after a 15-month disqualification for an instance of noncompliance with anti-doping rules.  But the Russian tennis player will not be able to take part in the WTA tournament in Birmingham and in the season’s

Maria Sharapova: French Open decides against giving former champion a wildcard

The Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, 30, was ranked too low to gain direct entry as she continues her return from a 15-month drugs ban, according to the BBC. "There can be a wildcard for the return from injuries - there cannot

Maria Sharapova returns to Bouchard hate — and a win

Before Sharapova’s official return to the court on Wednesday for her first match since the 2016 Australian Open, Bouchard, the world No. 59, ripped to shreds the World Tennis Association for allowing Sharapova to play following her testing positive for a banned

Maria Sharapova to face anti-doping panel in London

The Russian sportswoman Maria Sharapova, the five-time tennis Grand Slam winner, will face an anti-doping panel in London on Wednesday after taking the banned drug meldonium, the BBC reports. The 29-year-old Russian failed a doping test at the Australian Open in

UN suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador

The UN has suspended Maria Sharapova as a goodwill ambassador following the Russian tennis star’s admission that she tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Australian Open in January, the Guardian reports. The UN Development Programme, which works to eradicate

Maria Sharapova suspended from tennis after she failed doping test

"I did fail the test and I take full responsibility for it," Sharapova said during a press conference in Los Angeles that was streamed live on her website and attended by her parents Yuri and Yelena, reports. The five-time Grand Slam