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Daunting challenges await Maria Sharapova when she returns
Russian tennis star? Maria Sharapova scored a significant victory in court Tuesday when the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld her appeal and reduced her two-year suspension for doping to 15 months. Equally daunting challenges await Sharapova on a very different court when she's eligible to play
What should we expect from Sharapova when she comes back?
After 15 months away from tennis, what kind of impact will Maria Sharapova have when she returns next spring? Two ESPN analysts, Brad Gilbert and Pam Shriver -- formidable former professionals both -- have widely differing views. "Yes," Shriver said Tuesday from her southern California home, "she
Tennis has a clean record on PEDs, and that appears to be no accident
This week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, is expected to decide the playing fate of the biggest tennis star ever caught using a performance-enhancing drug. Regardless of whether Maria Sharapova's two-year suspension is upheld or cut in half, as some tennis observers
Baseline Buzz: Should Djokovic, Serena take off the rest of the season?
It's that time of the season. Yes, the injuries are piling up on the star players, which makes for a lot of question marks as the year winds down. With that in mind, here are a few pressing questions: Given all his injuries and his commanding lead in the rankings, should Novak Djokovic consider
Friends, rivals and fans answer 'What Serena means to me'
She has 22 Grand Slam titles and her own clothing line. She has earned more than $80 million in prize money and spent nearly six years as the No. 1 tennis player in the world. So what to get Serena Williams on her 35th birthday? We present perspective, from friends, rivals and fans, all of whom
Serena Williams says she 'won't be silent' about racial tensions with police
American tennis player Serena Williams took to Facebook on Tuesday to say she "won't be silent" about race relations and tension with police. Williams, 35, said she had the moment of reflection while riding with her 18-year-old nephew. She wrote that she saw a cop on the side of the road and
Serena Williams 'Won't Be Silent' on Race-Related Police Incidents
Serena Williams took to Facebook today, writing in a lengthy post that she won't be silent any longer when it comes to race relations and police-involved incidents in America. The tennis icon had a moment of reflection while riding in the back of her car, with her 18-year-old nephew driving. "In
Serena Williams (shoulder) pulls out of Wuhan and China Opens
It will be at least a few more weeks before Serena Williams returns to the tour. Still bothered by a shoulder injury that plagued her during the Rio Olympics and the US Open, the world No. 2 pulled out of the Wuhan Open and China Open, the two biggest events left on the WTA schedule before the WTA
Timeline of Serena Williams' 22 major titles
Serena Williams has crammed 22 Grand Slam singles titles -- that's Pete Sampras , John McEnroe and Andy Roddick combined -- into her legendary career. Starting 17 years ago at the 1999 US Open, where the 17-year-old won her first major title and became the first African-American woman to win the US