Forget about Maria Sharapova’s tennis, which is going quite well at the moment. She dropped a bit of off-court news at the U.S. Open on Friday, saying she’s no longer engaged to professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic.
Already a big name on the red carpet, Maria Sharapova is now a champion on the red clay, too. The Russian star won the French Open on Saturday, defeating Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in the final at Roland Garros to complete the career Grand Slam.
One victory Thursday finished Maria Sharapova’s climb back to the top of the tennis rankings.
Victoria Azarenka beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-0 Saturday night to win the Australian Open and take over the women’s No. 1 ranking, all in her first Grand Slam final.
Serena Williams signalled her readiness for the upcoming U.S. Open with an authoritative 6-1, 6-3 over No.2 seed Maria Sharapova at the Bank of the West Classic on Friday.
New Jersey Nets guard Sasha Vujacic has signed with a Turkish team for next season.
One might reasonably have expected Petra Kvitova, not Maria Sharapova, to be betrayed by nerves in the Wimbledon final.
Maraia Sharapova defeated Sabine Lisicki 6-4, 6-3 Thursday to reach her second Wimbledon final.
Li Na is back in a Grand Slam final, reaching her second straight major championship match by defeating Maria Sharapova 6-4, 7-5 Thursday in the French Open semifinals.
The Los Angeles Lakers have traded guard Sasha Vujacic and a pair of first-round draft picks in a three-way deal that brings power forward Joe Smith to the Lakers.
Lakers Guard Sasha Vujacic is now engaged to tennis star Maria Sharapova after she accepted his proposal on Tuesday night at his Manhattan Beach home.