August 2006 Archives
August 31st 2006: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 2nd round at the US Open. She posted a 2 set win against Emilie Loit, a 6-0, 6-1 win that now puts her up against Elena Likhovtseva.
August 30th 2006: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 1st round at the US Open. She posted a 2 set win against Michaela Krajicek, a 6-3, 6-0 win that now puts her up against Emilie Loit
August 22nd 2006: You can see a very funny Nike TV commercial featuring Maria here:)
August 12th 2006: Maria's run finally came to an end as today she was defeated by Elena Dementieva 7-5, 6-2 in the semifinals... she also announced she would withdraw from next week's Rogers Cup in Montreal because of fatgiue...
August 12th 2006: Maria continued her road in Los Angeles yesterday, this time she posted a 6-2, 6-4 win against Dinara Safina to advance to the semifinals! In her next match, she'll face another Russian, Elena Dementieva!
August 10th 2006: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 3rd round at the JP Morgan Chase Open. She posted a 2 set win against Marion Bartoli, a 6-1, 6-2 win that now puts her up against Dinara Safina.
August 9th 2006: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 2nd round at the JP Morgan Chase Open. She posted a 2 set win against Anastassia Rodionova, a 6-3, 6-1 win that now puts her up against Marion Bartoli.
August 7th 2006: Maria is already back in action this week in Los Angeles and she will face fellow Russian Anastassia Rodionova in her first match!
August 6th 2006: Wow, great news for Maria as today she won her first title in about 4 months as she defeated Kim Clijsters 7-5, 7-5 in the Acura Classic singles final! "There's not a lot things not to like about my game," said Sharapova, ranked No. 4. "I played a pretty solid five players and came out with two-set wins in each one. It gives me confidence and I feel like I'm match tough again."
August 1st 2006: Great news as Maria won her first match today in San Diego, she played an evening match and won against Vasilisa Bardina 6-4, 6-1 to reach the 3rd round! She'll now face either Vera Zvonareva or Shuai Peng!