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  1. 2012 French Open -- Maria Sharapova cherishing her No. 1 ranking

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova knows life without tennis. And she has no intention on revisiting that gloomy place again.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  2. 2012 French Open -- Sharapova sensational in win for the record b...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova joins elite company by becoming only the tenth woman in the Open era to win a career Grand Slam.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  3. The city of goose bumps

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    PARIS -- Maria Sharapova has it right: Paris is one of the best places on Earth to just observe the world around you. Some of the things I have seen so far: a cute young couple from Prague getting engaged by the Eiffel Tower, and then tearfully c...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  4. 2012 French Open -- Five things to know about women's final

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Does Sara Errani have a chance against Maria Sharapova, one of the sport's titans? Five things to know about the French Open final.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  5. 2012 French Open -- Maria Sharapova back at the top of her game

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova has battled back from a major injury to reach her first French Open final, which will make her No. 1 again and give her a shot at a career slam.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  6. 2012 French Open -- Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova set up showdo...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    A calm Maria Sharapova and an erratic Petra Kvitova took different routes to French Open victories and will meet in the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  7. 2012 French Open -- Sara Errani, Samantha Stosur short and sweet

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Not the tallest players, Sara Errani and Samantha Stosur use other gifts to win and set up a meeting in the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  8. Sharapova proud of her Siberian heritage

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    PARIS -- It's easy to forget that Maria Sharapova is actually Russian. She speaks English fluently, and flawlessly, like an American. She sounds American, with only a tiny hint of an accent, and throws around the "uhs," "you knows" and "likes" tha...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  9. Shrieking during practice? Yes, it's true

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    PARIS -- I've heard the question asked many times and seen it posted in comment sections of tennis stories: Do players who shriek during matches, like Maria Sharapova, do the same in practice? After watching Sharapova work out on Court Philippe Ch...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  10. 2012 French Open -- Five things to watch from the women's draw

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Will Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova meet in the French Open final? It's just one of the things we're watching from the women's draw.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  11. Sony Ericsson Open -- Maria Sharapova fights through slow start t...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova needed some time to adjust to the Sony Ericsson climate, but she rebounded just in time to win her opener in Miami.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  12. Sony Ericsson Open -- 5 things to watch in the women's draw

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    It's March in South Florida and there's serious business to be done over the next two weeks at the Crandon Park Tennis Center at the Sony Ericsson Open. The top players are in action in one of the biggest non-Grand Slam tournaments of the year.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  13. 2012 Australian Open -- Maria Sharapova completely outclassed in ...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova saved her worst for last. So how is she just supposed to shake off this one?

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  14. 2012 Australian Open -- Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka pass e...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka won the battles of resolve, and their reward: a date in the Australian Open final.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  15. 2012 Australian Open -- It wasn't pretty, but Sharapova, Kvitova ...

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    Maria Sharapova wasn't at peak form in Wednesday's quarterfinals. Neither was Petra Kvitova. But both women had enough experience and power game to overcome their underdog opponents to advance to the Aussie Open semis.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012