March 2006 Archives
March 31st 2006: Yesterday, Maria played a very controversial match in Miami. After taking an early lead, things were looking good but she saw her opponent Tatiana Golovin rally back... Then, when Maria took a bathroom break in what was seen as a "momentum breaker" by many fans, she drew some boos.. and when Tatiana withdrew at 4-3 in the 3rd set, Maria left the court under boos while Tatiana was cheered on... In tomorrow's singles final, Maria will face Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova.
March 27th 2006: It wasn't easy at all but Maria posted a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win today against Maria Kirilenko to advance to the Nasdaq-100 Open in Miami, she will now face another Russian, #10 seed Anastasia Myskina in the quarterfinals!
March 27th 2006: Maria posted another win yesterday in Miami, she posted a 6-2, 7-6 win against Maria Camerin after trailing 5-2 in the 2nd set at one point! She will now face her good friend Maria Kirilenko.
March 26th 2006: Great news, we have some new photos of Maria, taken in Miami, by Chris Rogers, we added 5 for now, see them here:
March 25th 2006: Maria is back in action, she played and posted an opening win, a 6-2, 6-4 win against Na Li, she advances to the third round where she will now meet Maria-Elena Camerin!
March 18th 2006: Awesome news! Maria won her first title of the year as she posted a 6-1, 6-2 win against Elena Dementieva in today's final of the Pacific Life Open! More info soon!
March 15th 2006: Maria was challenged a bit yesterday but in the end as she was able to post a 7-6, 6-1 win against Shahar Peer! In her next match, she will face the #7 seed Anna-Lena Groenefeld.
March 13th 2006: Good news! Maria continued her road in Indian Wells, she posted a 6-4, 6-0 win against Lisa Raymond to reach the fourth round!! She will now face Israel's Shahar Peer!
March 11th 2006: Maria started her run in Indian Wells on the right track as she posted a 6-4, 6-3 win against Jamea Jackson! She will now face Lisa Raymond!
March 10th 2006: Maria has said she would not be making her Fed Cup debut this year after all. She will not play the tie between Russia and Belgium that is scheduled for April. By the way, Maria is scheduled to play her first match in Indian Wells today as she faces Jamea Jackson!
March 8th 2006: Maria is the #3 seed in the Pacific Life Open that starts today!:) You can see the full draw here.
March 2nd 2006: Well while we await Maria's return to play (supposed to be next week!!), just a quick news to report that Yahoo announced Maria was the most searched athlete on the internet, no surprise there hey?:)