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newstennis5 years ago

Sharapova taken out of WTA rankings until next year

Maria Sharapova will figure again in the WTA rankings after she has taken part in three tournaments next year, a senior Russian Tennis Federation official has said. The former world No 1 is currently serving a doping ban that led to her name being dropped from the official rankings list.
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newstennis5 years ago

Kuznetsova cuts her hair to beat Radwanska at WTA Finals

Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova cut her hair and burst into tears before saving a match point to beat defending champion and Polish world No 3 Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5, 1-6, 7-5 in the round-robin league at the WTA Finals in Singapore on Monday.
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newstennis5 years ago

Maria Sharapova in Russian Olympic team despite drug ban

Even though she has been suspended after testing positive for the banned substance Meldonium, Maria Sharapova has been included in the Olympic squad released by the Russian authorities. It was also revealed that a final call would be taken on her participation by the end of this week.
Amlan Majumdar