The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Novak Djokovic hailed Maria Sharapova as a "legend" with "the mind of a champion" after the Russian superstar announced her retirement.
Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from competitive tennis.
Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova's faltering career hit a fresh low when the five-time Grand Slam champion was turfed out in the first round of the Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova said the Brisbane International felt like "a second-hand event" with women relegated to outside courts.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova said Tuesday she still had "a lot of fire" as she attempts to resurrect her career after an injury-plagued 2019.
Maria Sharapova has insisted that she still has the "internal fire and motivation" to compete professionally.
Maria Sharapova says that she could make a comeback at Luxembourg next week after an injury forced her to withdraw injured from the WTA indoor event in Linz.
Serena Williams is trying hard to move past last year's US Open final meltdown, preferring to forget the umpire she called a "liar" and "thief".
Serena Williams declared herself "ready" for an opening-night showdown with Maria Sharapova as the US Open began in New York.
From the shadow of Chernobyl's nuclear wasteland to international super-stardom, that's the story of Maria Sharapova who announced her retirement from international tennis.
At age 32, a persistent injury has now thrown Maria Sharapova's turbulent career into grave doubt.
Maria Sharapova admitted she does not know if she will be back at the Australian Open next year after suffering a first round defeat in Melbourne.
Maria Sharapova said it was the "right call" to abandon her match at the Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament as smog from raging bushfires engulfed Melbourne.
Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova has been handed an Australian Open wildcard as she attempts to resurrect her career.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova will open her 2020 campaign in Brisbane after being awarded a wild card by organisers.
Injury-hit Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week's Luxembourg WTA tournament.
Maria Sharapova said she remains confident in her ability to compete with the best despite a crushing defeat by old foe Serena Williams.
Serena Williams overwhelmed Maria Sharapova at the US Open while "rusty" Roger Federer rallied past Indian qualifier Sumit Nagal.
Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster first round match at the US Open, the feature showdown on the first day of the year's final Grand Slam.
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