Maria Sharapova

The best and worst in sports in 2016

Our 2016 Newsmakers: From Kobe Bryant’s career-ending high, to Maria Sharapova’s doping charge

Talking Points: Of carbon lows and tennis woes

Speed read the news with our Talking Points round-up—our short takes on the week’s news—and sound like the smartest person in the room.

2012: The year of the comeback

Many happy returns to some familiar faces

Star search

Why women’s tennis needs more superstars

A good old-fashioned rivalry at the top could provide a real boost to the next generation of stars

Defending the grunt

From 2009: Purists hate it, but what’s a guttural outburst (or several) in a great tennis game?


Week in Pictures: May 28th – June 3rd, 2009

The best pics of the last seven days


Small Balls: Wednesday June 25, 2008

La première étoile: Russian Marat Safin caused a sensational upset today at Wimbledon by knocking out top-seed Novak Djokovic, ranked No. 3 in the world. Safin, struggling at No. 75, admitted that he’d already booked himself a flight home to Moscow tonight. Cancel that, eh?