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Maria Sharapova is a 'cheater' and should not play tennis again - Eugenie Bouchard




"Cheat" Maria Sharapova should not have been allowed to play again, says 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard.

Russian Sharapova has beaten Roberta Vinci and Ekaterina Makarova at the Stuttgart Open on her return from a 15-month doping ban.

Read more: Maria Sharapova is a 'cheater' and should not play tennis again - Eugenie Bouchard

Maria Sharapova: Russian beats Roberta Vinci on return from doping ban

Maria Sharapova will find out on 16 May if she has been given a wildcard for the French Open



Maria Sharapova won on her return to action after a 15-month doping ban as she beat Roberta Vinci in the first round of the Stuttgart Open.

The Russian, who was suspended last March after testing positive for meldonium, beat the Italian 7-5 6-3.

Read more: Maria Sharapova: Russian beats Roberta Vinci on return from doping ban

Serena Williams: World number one revealed pregnancy news by accident

Serena Williams won her record 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, having found out only two days before that she was pregnant




Serena Williams says she revealed her pregnancy by accident, after mistakenly uploading a photograph on Snapchat.

The 23-time Grand Slam winner posted a picture on the social media app, posing in a mirror with the message: "20 weeks", before deleting it, with her publicist later confirming the news.

Read more: Serena Williams: World number one revealed pregnancy news by accident

WTA chief Steve Simon defends Maria Sharapova wildcards

Sharapova is a three-time winner of the Stuttgart title



Maria Sharapova's wildcard entry into the Stuttgart Open has been defended by WTA chief Steve Simon, who said it is in keeping with how former dopers are treated in other sports.

The 30-year-old Russian's 15-month ban for using meldonium ends on Wednesday when she plays in the first round.

Read more: WTA chief Steve Simon defends Maria Sharapova wildcards

Novak Djokovic loses to David Goffin at Monte Carlo Masters

David Goffin leads the ATP World Tour for most match wins (23) in 2017



Novak Djokovic's comeback from injury was cut short at the Monte Carlo Masters as Belgium's David Goffin earned the biggest win of his career.

World number two Djokovic, playing his second match following an elbow injury, lost 6-2 3-6 7-5 in the quarter-final.

Read more: Novak Djokovic loses to David Goffin at Monte Carlo Masters


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