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Maria Sharapova Withdraws From Qatar Open With Arm Injury; Serena Williams Maria Sharapova Feud Heating Up?

Maria Sharapova Withdraws From Qatar Open With Arm Injury; Serena Williams Maria Sharapova Feud Heating Up?

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from this month’s Qatar Open due to a persistent arm injury. It is the second time that Sharapova has pulled out of a tournament this season because of the same injury. The five-times grand slam champion has been troubled by her left forearm since the start of the year when she pulled out of an Australian Open warm-up tournament in Brisbane. The former world number one tennis star was also unable to play for Russia in last week’s Fed Cup quarter-final defeat by the Netherlands. Last week, Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev warned Sharapova that she must play in the tie if she wants to compete in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this year. Sharapova has won in Qatar twice, in 2005 and 2008. She was a semi-finalist in her last appearance in 2013. “Unfortunately, I will not be able to play the Qatar Total Open because of my left forearm injury,” Sharapova said. “I would like to wish the tournament and all the great fans in Doha a great week of tennis. I hope to see them next year.” Maria Sharapova has not played since her quarterfinal defeat to Serena Williams at the

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Maria Sharapova Net Worth Now At $175 Million: Star Now Ranked As Second Richest Tennis Player

Maria Sharapova Net Worth Now At $175 Million: Star Now Ranked As Second Richest Tennis Player

Based on her current net worth, Maria Sharapova is ranked the 88th highest-paid celebrity in the world. This, according to Forbes’  World’s Highest Paid celebrity list for 2015. Although the tennis superstar only earned $6.7 million from the tournaments she has participated in, she still earned a whopping $23 million in endorsements alone. After being injured in the second half of 2013, the Russian athlete-model made an amazing comeback in 2014 to win the French Open title and her fifth Grand Slam title overall. Winning the Roland Garros title enabled her to obtain significant bonuses from sponsored Tag Heuer and Nike. The six-foot-two-inch champion also had other major product endorsements under her belt which included deals with Avon Products, Samsung, and Evian. In 2012, the ace player launched her own candy line “Sugarpova” whose sales doubled to more than three million bags after she endorsed the sweet. Meanwhile, Celebrities Money  revealed that Maria Sharapova has a net worth of $175 million. She is now ranked the second richest tennis player in the world. In 2010, the French Open champion signed a highly lucrative eight-year contract with NIKE worth $70 Million. She currently lives in a Longboat key mansion which she

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WATCH Djokovic vs. Federer: Wimbledon 2015 Men’s Semifinals Live Stream & TV Schedule

WATCH Djokovic vs. Federer: Wimbledon 2015 Men’s Semifinals Live Stream & TV Schedule

Novak Djokovic is set to play Roger Federer in a Men’s Singles Final match of the ongoing 2015 Wimbledon tournament. Djokovic, coming off of a 7-6-6 to 6-4-4 win against Richard Gasquet on Friday, is expected to be the favorite of the match. He is a native of Serbia.  Djokovic is ranked #1 in Singles and #299 in Doubles.  Federer, coming out of a 7-7-6 to 5-5-4 win over Andy Murray, is expected to be the underdog. He is originally from the Switzlerland.  Federer is ranked #2 in Singles and #590 in Doubles.  Pospisil, who was defeated by Andy Murray in a Men’s Quarterfinal match, claims that Wimbledon umpires are too easy on top players in regards to time violations. “A lot of times these umpires, they seem to just want to be seen,” Pospisil told ESPN. “I don’t know why they do it at a time like that. I went 30 seconds. How many times do you see the top guys go more than that and they don’t get any violation, especially when it’s important moments.” The match will begin on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. (EST) and will be aired on television by ESPN. The match will take place

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WATCH Serena Williams vs. Garbiñe Muguruza: Wimbledon 2015 Women’s Finals Live Stream & TV Schedule

WATCH Serena Williams vs. Garbiñe Muguruza: Wimbledon 2015 Women's Finals Live Stream & TV Schedule

Serena Williams is set to play Garbiñe Muguruza in a Women’s Singles Final match of the ongoing 2015 Wimbledon tournament. Williams, coming off of a 6-6 win over Maria Sharapova on Thursday, is expected to be the favorite of the match. She is a native of the United States.  Williams is ranked #1 in Singles and #133 in Doubles.  Muguruza, coming out of a 6-3-6 to 2-6-3 win over Radwanska on Thursday, is expected to be the underdog. She is originally from Venezuela.  Muguruza is ranked #20 in Singles and #16 in Doubles.  Pospisil, who was defeated by Andy Murray in a Men’s Quarterfinal match, claims that Wimbledon umpires are too easy on top players in regards to time violations. “A lot of times these umpires, they seem to just want to be seen,” Pospisil told ESPN. “I don’t know why they do it at a time like that. I went 30 seconds. How many times do you see the top guys go more than that and they don’t get any violation, especially when it’s important moments.” The match will begin on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. (EST) and will be aired on television by ESPN. The match will take place

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WATCH Federer vs. Murray: Wimbledon 2015 Men’s Semifinals Live Stream & TV Schedule

WATCH Federer vs. Murray: Wimbledon 2015 Men’s Semifinals Live Stream & TV Schedule

Roger Federer is set to play Andy Murray in a Men’s Singles Semifinal match of the ongoing 2015 Wimbledon tournament. Federer, coming off of a 6-7-6 to 3-5-2 win against Gilles Simon on Wednesday, is expected to be the favorite of the match. He is a native of Switzerland.  Federer is ranked #2 in Singles and #590 in Doubles.  Murray, coming out of a 6-7-6- to 4-5-4 win over Vasek Pospisil, is expected to be the underdog. He is originally from the United Kingdom.  Murray is ranked #3 in Singles and #365 in Doubles.  Pospisil, who was defeated by Andy Murray in a Men’s Quarterfinal match, claims that Wimbledon umpires are too easy on top players in regards to time violations. “A lot of times these umpires, they seem to just want to be seen,” Pospisil told ESPN. “I don’t know why they do it at a time like that. I went 30 seconds. How many times do you see the top guys go more than that and they don’t get any violation, especially when it’s important moments.” The match will begin on Friday at 11:00 a.m. (EST) and will be aired on television by ESPN. The match will take

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WATCH Djokovic vs. Gasquet: Wimbledon 2015 Men’s Semifinals Live Stream & TV Schedule

WATCH Djokovic vs. Gasquet: Wimbledon 2015 Men’s Semifinals Live Stream & TV Schedule

Novak Djokovic is set to play Richard Gasquet in a Men’s Singles Semifinal match of the ongoing 2015 Wimbledon tournament. Djokovic, coming off of a 6-6-6 to 4-4-4 win against Marin Čilić on Wednesday, is expected to be the favorite of the match. He is a native of Serbia.  Djokovic is ranked #1 in Singles and #299 in Doubles.  Gasquet, coming out of a 6-4-3-6-11 to 4-6-6-4-9 win over Stan Wawrinka, is expected to be the underdog. He is originally from Switzerland.  Gasquet is ranked #20 in Singles and #262 in Doubles.  Vasek Pospisil, who was defeated by Andy Murray in a Men’s Quarterfinal match, claims that Wimbledon umpires are too easy on top players in regards to time violations. “A lot of times these umpires, they seem to just want to be seen,” Pospisil told ESPN. “I don’t know why they do it at a time like that. I went 30 seconds. How many times do you see the top guys go more than that and they don’t get any violation, especially when it’s important moments.” The match will begin on Friday at 8:00 a.m. (EST) and will be aired on television by ESPN. The match will take place

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Wimbledon 2015 Women’s Doubles Live Stream & TV Schedule: Hingis & Mirza Face Off Against Kops-Jones & Spears [WATCH]

Wimbledon 2015 Women’s Doubles Live Stream & TV Schedule: Hingis & Mirza Face Off Against Kops-Jones & Spears [WATCH]

Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza are set to play Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in a Women’s Doubles Semifinal match of the ongoing 2015 Wimbledon tournament. Hingis and Mirza, coming off of a 6-6 to 4-3 win against Medina Garrigues and Parra Santonja on Wednesday, are expected to be the favorites of the match.  They are from Switzerland and India, respectively. Kops-Jones & Spears, coming out of a 6-6 to 2-4 win over Yung-Jan Chan and Alison Van Uytvanck, are expected to be the underdogs.  They are both from the United States and ranked #14 in Doubles.  Vasek Pospisil, who was defeated by Andy Murray in a Men’s Quarterfinal match, claims that Wimbledon umpires are too easy on top players in regards to time violations. “A lot of times these umpires, they seem to just want to be seen,” Pospisil told ESPN. “I don’t know why they do it at a time like that. I went 30 seconds. How many times do you see the top guys go more than that and they don’t get any violation, especially when it’s important moments.” The match will begin on Friday at 8:00 a.m. (EST) and will be aired on television by ESPN.

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Wimbledon 2015 Women’s Doubles Live Stream & TV Schedule: Makarova & Vesnina Face Off Against Babos & Mladenovic [WATCH]

Wimbledon 2015 Women’s Doubles Live Stream & TV Schedule: Makarova & Vesnina Face Off Against Babos & Mladenovic [WATCH]

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina are set to play Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic in a Women’s Doubles Semifinal match of the ongoing 2015 Wimbledon tournament. Makarova and Vesnina, coming off of a 6-4-8 to 3-6-6 win against Cara Black and Lisa Raymond on Wednesday, are expected to be the favorites of the match.  They are both originally from Russia and are ranked #3 in Doubles.  Babos and Mladenovic, coming out of a 6-4-6 to 3-6-4 win over Hsieh Su-wei and Flavia Pennetta, are expected to be the underdogs.  They are originally from Hungary and France respectively. Babos is ranked #8 in Doubles while Mladenovic is ranked #7. Pospisil, who was defeated by Andy Murray in a Men’s Quarterfinal match, claims that Wimbledon umpires are too easy on top players in regards to time violations. “A lot of times these umpires, they seem to just want to be seen,” Pospisil told ESPN. “I don’t know why they do it at a time like that. I went 30 seconds. How many times do you see the top guys go more than that and they don’t get any violation, especially when it’s important moments.” The match will begin on Friday at 8:30

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Roger Federer Wins Eighth Gerry Weber Open Title, Confident To Win Wimbledon Too?

Roger Federer Wins Eighth Gerry Weber Open Title

Roger Federer now has eight titles in the Gerry Weber Open. He won his eight title on Sunday after defeating 45th ranked Andreas Seppi. The game ended in scores of seven to one and six to four in favor of Roger Federer, according to ESPN . With this, he holds a record of eight titles in the Gerry Weber Open. “Of course it’s a special moment for me, to win here for the eighth time before Wimbledon,” Federer said as quoted by ESPN. “It doesn’t happen without making an impression,” he added. Seppi, who was the first Italian to fight at the Gerry Weber Open finals, was a sport despite his defeat. “He played better at the decisive moments and deserved to win in the end,” he explained after Roger Federer bagged another win at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle. “I’ll take some good memories with me,” he continued. With this win, Roger Federer reportedly was feeling confident for his text tournament – Wimbledon. “I hope this is a good omen for Wimbledon,” he told reported as told by CNN . “I was the first to win Halle and go on to win Wimbledon, which I think for the tournament

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Serena Williams Wins At French Open 2015 Despite Flu; Places Her On Top Three Female Players With Most Singles Title!

Serena Williams Wins At French Open 2015 Despite Flu; Places Her On Top Three Female Players With Most Singles Title!

Serena Williams wins at the French Open 2015 against opponent Lucie Safarova last Saturday. Despite being reported to be suffering from the flu, the athlete won six to three, six to seven, six to two, making her win easily at  a Grand Slam singles title. As  The New York Times reported, Serena has officially earned herself a spot on the top three female players having the most major singles titles. She has 20 under her belt, two wins away from Steffi Graf and four from Margaret Court. “I probably topped for my most difficult time to win,” the athlete said, according to the source cited above. Her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou also added, “Twenty is a nice, round number,” he said. As to what she thinks of the Grand Slam, Williams responded with much enthusiasm. “I think it’d be awesome,” she said. “But at the end of the day, it’s pretty awesome to have 20. Obviously, I would love to win a Grand Slam. I haven’t done great at Wimbledon the past two years, so I’m going to take it a day at a time there.” Winning the title in red clay would also make it very special for Serena, as

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