January 2007 Archives
January 30th 2007: Maria's first round opponent in Tokyo is now known as she will face Francesca Schiavone from Italy:) Also, it's now confirmed, Maria is back as the #1 player in the world, read about it here.
January 29th 2007: Good news as Maria Sharapova is back in action this week playing in the Toray Pan Pacific. In her first match, she will have a first round bye. You can see the full tournament draw here.
January 27th 2007: Unfortunately, Maria was defeated in the finals by Serena Williams 6-1, 6-2...
January 24th 2007: Wow, a tough one today for Maria as she advanced with great difficulty to the semifinals of the Australian Open thanks to a 7-6, 7-5 win against promising Russian Anna Chakvetadze.... In Maria's next match, she will face Belgian Kim Clijsters in what should be a great match!
January 22nd 2007: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 4th round at the Australian Open. She posted a 2 set win against Vera Zvonareva, a 7-5, 6-4 win that now puts her up against Anna Chakvetadze
January 21st 2007: Thanks to the surprise loss today by Amelie Mauresmo to the hands of Lucie Safarova, Maria is now assured of being ranked #1 in the world after the Australian Open ends! Awesome news:)
January 20th 2007: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 3rd round at the Australian Open. She posted a 2 set win against Tatiana Garbin, a 6-3, 6-1 win that now puts her up against Vera Zvonareva
January 18th 2007: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 2nd round at the Australian Open. She posted a 2 set win against Anastassia Rodionova, a 6-0, 6-3 win that now puts her up against Tatiana Garbin
January 16th 2007: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 1st round at the Australian Open. She posted a 3 set win against Camille Pin, a 6-3, 4-6, 9-7 win that now puts her up against Anastassia Rodionova.
January 7th 2007: Maria's
premiere opponent and world #1
will not be playing in next's week Australian Open. 'It is very unfortunate
for her and you always want to be playing against the top players,' said
January 6th 2007: Oh well, Maria's tournament came up a bit short as she was defeated by Kim Clijsters in today's final, she lost 6-3, 7-6.. we'll have more infos soon.
January 4th 2007: Maria started her tournament in Hong Kong with a win today! She won 67-5, 6-3 against Zi Yan and will now face Elena Dementieva, the #4 seed:) More details soon...
January 2nd 2007: Maria acquired yet another sponsor, this time it is Gatorade and Tropicana, read about it here.