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Sharapova marks comeback from ban with win over Vinci

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova gets into a auto in Stuttgart , Germany, Monday, April 24, 2017. She won her first grand slam title at Wimbledon aged 17 in 2004 and won the last of her five major titles at the French Open in 2014. "I know she's important for tennis, for the WTA [Women's Tennis Association], for everything". "Our work with Maria is no longer suspended and will continue as usual", a Porsche spokesperson said, according to the Russian news agency TASS .



Philadelphia to make "lucrative" offer to native son Kyle Lowry this summer

Fortunately, they can't afford him. He and Embiid are both expected to be healthy next season. But the 20-year-old rookie might not be ready to be handed the keys full-time just yet. That's the goal. We need to figure out how to beat [the elite teams]. Kyle Lowry can be a much suitable replacement, with his offensive ability and command of the floor.


Bouchard: Sharapova a 'Cheater,' Should've Been Banned for Life

Bouchard: Sharapova a 'Cheater,' Should've Been Banned for Life

But she is facing constant questions about her doping ban and was terse when asked what lessons can be learnt by both her and the WTA. There was no looking back after that as the five-time Grand Slam victor, apart from her booming returns, also impressed with her serves as she clinched the match with an ace.



French Open tells Sharapova to wait

She has also criticised the International Tennis Federation for failing to inform her that meldonium had been added to the list of banned substances prior to her been tested positive for the drug. Sharapova was clearly nervous at the start, firing three forehands long in the first game, double-faulting on her first service-game point and being broken by Vinci, who took a quick 2-0 lead.


Aaron Hernandez was a member of the Bloods gang, authorities say

Aaron Hernandez was a member of the Bloods gang, authorities say

Tell me story fully but never think anything besides how much I love you. Why does Hernandez write, "You're rich", in the note? John 3:16 is a reference to the well-known Biblical verse, "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life".


Maria Sharapova congratulates mother-to-be Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova congratulates mother-to-be Serena Williams

Five-time Grand Slam victor Sharapova's world ranking points expired during her suspension. She said young kids will think that "it is okay to cheat and you will be welcomed with open arms". By the middle of May she will find out whether the French Open organisers will offer her a wildcard for the tournament, a precedent, that Wimbledon and the US Open could offer her later in the season.