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Sharapova wary of Watson

Maria Sharapova expects a tough battle against Heather Watson when the pair clash in the opening round of the US Open on Sunday. Guernsey teenager Watson qualified automatically for the main draw

Sharapova wins Cincinnati WTA title

Fourth-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova survived an erratic performance to win the Cincinnati WTA title, prevailing 4-6, 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 over Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic. Sharapova, 24, earned her second title of the season

Serena cruises past Sharapova

Serena Williams shrugged off her unseeded status and delivered a dominating 6-1, 6-3 victory over second-seeded Maria Sharapova to reach the semi-finals of the WTA Stanford tournament. Williams, a 13-time Grand Slam

Sharapova reaches Stanford quarters

Second-seeded Maria Sharapova reached the quarter-finals of the $721,000 WTA hardcourt tournament here Wednesday, setting up a possible showdown with Serena Williams. Sharapova, ranked number five in the world, defeated Slovakian Daniela