March 2007 Archives
March 31st 2007: Maria will officially be making her Fed Cup debut in a few weeks in Moscow, she will be playing with Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova and a player to be named later as the Russians will face Spain.
March 27th 2007: Unfortunately Maria Sharapova suffered a 2 set loss in the Sony Ericsson Championships 4th round, a 6-1, 6-1 loss to Serena Williams. "Once she gets up in the set or in the match, she seems to steamroll," Sharapova said.
March 25th 2007: Great news for Maria Sharapova as she won her 3rd round at the Sony Ericsson Championships. She posted a 3 set win against Venus Williams, a 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 win that now puts her up against Serena Williams or Lucie Safarova. "Going against someone that has so much experience and someone that's won as many titles as she has, I have to expect that from her no matter if she hasn't played that much or she's been out of competition for a while," Sharapova said.
March 25th 2007: Maria played her first match in the Sony Ericsson Championships yesterday as she took out Yoon Jung Chan 6-3, 6-2!!
March 20th 2007: Good news as Maria Sharapova is back in action this week playing in the Sony Ericsson Championships qualifying. She will have a first round bye.. You can see the full tournament draw here.
March 20th 2007: See new photos of Maria in gallery #122!
March 16th 2007: See new photos of Maria in gallery #121!
March 14th 2007: You can read Maria's post-match comments here.
March 13th 2007: Unfortunately Maria Sharapova suffered a 3 set loss in the Pacific Life Open 4th round, a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 loss. Asked about the problems with her serves, Sharapova said, "Yeah, there were a lot of wrong things going on today. That was just one of them, especially in the third set. But it was more of a snowball effect than anything else." Because of this loss, Maria will lose her #1 ranking in the world next Monday..:(
March 12th 2007: You can read Maria's post-match comments following yesterday's win here.
March 11th 2007: Maria continued her road in Indian Wells today as she posted a 7-5, 6-2 win against Nathalie Dechy to reach the 4th round... Maria will face fellow Russian Vera Zvonareva in the fourth round!
March 10th 2007: Maria was finally back in action:) She won her first match in the Pacific Life Open yesterday evening defeating Michaela Krajicek 7-6, 6-4, she advances to the 3rd round where awaits France's Nathalie Dechy. Local papers reported Maria was feeling ill after her match but she is still expected back on the grounds today for a few events including a launch of a new Canon line and a Maria look-a-like contest:)
March 7th 2007: See new photos of Maria in gallery #120
March 6th 2007: See new photos of Maria in gallery #119
March 5th 2007: Good news as Maria Sharapova is back in action this week playing in the Pacific Life Open. She has a first round bye. You can see the full tournament draw here. Maria needs to reach the semifinals to maintain her #1 ranking.
March 5th 2007: See new photos of Maria in gallery #118:)