Rivals in Rome?
Last week in Madrid, Serena Williams played Maria Sharapova in the final. This is the matchup that many in tennis would love to be able to call a rivalry, but Serena stubbornly refuses to let it happen.
Fri May 17, 2013
Djokovic crashes in Rome Masters
World number one Novak Djokovic crashed to defeat at the Rome Masters at the hands of big-serving Tomas Berdych on Friday while Maria Sharapova withdrew from the women's event through illness.
Slovakian no match for Serena
Serena Williams made it 21 wins on the bounce with an easy victory over Dominika Cibulkova to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Italian Open.
The Miami Herald
Sharapova withdraws from Italian Open with illness
Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn before her Italian Open quarterfinal match against seventh-seeded Sara Errani because of illness.
Thu May 16, 2013
Rome: Sharapova d. Stephens
All kinds of bad things happen when you're in a slump, not all of them obvious, like double-faults or errors that spin out their miserable lives in the net.
Wed May 15, 2013
Andy Murray likely to skip French Open after suffering injury
Andy Murray of Great Britain speaks with trainer Clay Sniteman during Wednesday's match in Rome.
Kurtic levelled in the 87th minute
Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping . 1 Maria Sharapova on Friday to reach her first-ever US Open final.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Straits Times
Tennis: Serena gains sisterly revenge on Robson in Rome
World number one Serena Williams inflicted swift revenge on behalf of her older sister when she beat Britain's Laura Robson 6-2 6-2 in the Rome Masters on Tuesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Rome Masters 2013: Schedule, Live Stream, TV Info and Predictions
As the best players in the world prepare for the French Open, the Rome Masters gives them a great chance for a final tuneup before the Grand Slam event.
Pages: The Beauty, the Best and the King of Clay
THE first time I saw Serena Jameka Williams was in 1999. We were in New York. It was the US Open and, as a young 17-year-old, Serena was not expected to win.
Rock Hill Herald
Venus one-and-done in Rome
Promising British left-hander Laura Robson whipped the former world No. 1 and seven-time major champion Williams 6-3, 6-2 on the red clay at Foro Italico.
Serena's 50th rounds up the 'top 10'
At the Madrid Open, Serena Williams became only the 10th woman to win 50 career titles.
Sun May 12, 2013
Serena Williams wins her 50th singles title, keeps No. 1 world ranking | Tennis
The American beat Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-1, 6-4 in the final of the Madrid Open in Spain on Sunday to retain her No.
Log Cabin Democrat
Serena Williams & Rafael Nadal win Madrid Open
Williams beat Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-4 in the final of the Madrid Open Sunday to retain her No.
Madrid Open 2013: Most Impressive Performances on Road to French Open
While the Madrid Open does not have the notoriety of the Grand Slams, it is always one of the top tournaments of the year for fans to watch.
Sat May 11, 2013
Alex Ferguson's farewell, Jose Mourinho's Cup and Jenson Button's biro
Man Utd's treble, Real's Copa del Rey, Maria Sharapova's final and Jenson Button signs on the line for fans, here's this week's: News of Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement was met with ambivalence from the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova: World No. 1 Will Dominate Madrid Open Final
Current women's world No. 1 and reigning Madrid Open champion Serena Williams is primed to repeat as champion at the Magic Box on Sunday in the women's final, extending her winning streak to 12 matches over the second-seeded Maria Sharapova .
Fri May 10, 2013
Nadal, Williams into Madrid semis
Rafael Nadal overcame a stiff test from compatriot David Ferrer to reach the Madrid Masters semi-finals on Friday while Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova stayed on course for a mouth-watering title showdown.
Serena relieved to survive, Sharapova...
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova stayed on course for a battle for the world number one slot in the Madrid Open final as they progressed into the last four with wins over Anabel Medina Garrigues and Kaia Kanepi respectively on Friday.
Maria Sharapova Looks Hot In This Latin Esquire Photo Shoot [Video]
Maria Sharapova is not just doing it on the court, but off it as well. The Russian mega-star is complementing her sizzling play on the WTA tour of late with this red-hot photo shoot for the cover of June's Esquire Latin America Magazine.