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Elliott Smith and Radio Sport tennis commentator Matt Brown chat about Maria Sharapova's return to tennis following her 15 month doping ban in the latest edition of our Game, Set and Match…
04.26 / 22:02
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COMMENT Maria Sharapova is back on the court in Germany this morning — her first competitive tennis match since she was suspended for using a banned substance.She's been granted a wildcard entry to the Grand Prix in…
04.26 / 22:02
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New Zealand's top ranked tennis player Marina Erakovic has joined the chorus of players criticising the decision to give Maria Sharapova a wildcard into this week's WTA tournament in Stuttgart.The former world number one has…
04.26 / 22:02
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Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova waved to the crowd and blew kisses after winning her first match on her return from a 15-month doping ban today.The five-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 beat Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3…
04.26 / 22:02
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Maria Sharapova's hopes of a rapid return to grand slam tennis are likely to be set back by the French ruling body's refusal to grant her automatic entry into the main draw for Roland Garros.However, The Daily Telegraph …
04.25 / 22:08
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Opposition to Maria Sharapova's return to top level tennis via wildcards has intensified on the eve of her comeback at the Stuttgart clay court tournament.Sharapova's 15 month ban for using the banned substance Meldonium…
04.25 / 22:08
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Serena Williams has spoken out in response to suspended Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase's comments speculating about the skin colour of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting.The 23-time major champion wrote on Instagram…
04.25 / 22:08
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) " Fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria cruised to a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Kyle Edmund of Britain to advance to the third round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday.Thiem saved all six break points he faced…
04.25 / 22:08
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STUTTGART, Germany (AP) " A day before Maria Sharapova was to play her first tennis match since being banned for doping, the debate about the Russian's wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continued Tuesday.Simona Halep…
04.25 / 22:08
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