The Early Lead: Maria Sharapova


Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Maria Sharapova joins NBC for Winter Olympics in Sochi

Tennis star will return to her homeland for the network.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maria Sharapova, Olympics, Tennis

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Maria Sharapova isn't changing her name to Sugarpova (updated)

The move, to report her candy company, would only be temporary.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:35 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maria Sharapova, Tennis, U.S. Open

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Maria Sharapova upset at Wimbledon

A rematch with Serena Williams made a nice storyline, but Michelle Larcher de Brito had other ideas.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:38 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maria Sharapova, Tennis, Wimbledon

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Maria Sharapova on Serena Williams spat: Let's move on

No. 3 seed advances with first-round win at Wimbledon. Williams plays Tuesday.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maria Sharapova, NFL, Serena Williams, Wimbledon

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Serena Williams says she apologized to Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon

Williams, the defending champion, and Sharapova wouldn't meet until the final.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Tennis, Wimbledon

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 06/08/2013

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in French Open final

EARLY LEAD | Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets to become the second woman to win all four Grand Slams twice.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:06 AM ET, 06/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  French Open, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Tennis

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova to play in French Open final

Williams crushes Sara Errani in 46 minutes.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:55 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  French Open, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Tennis