Alla Kudryavtseva

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Sharapova Conqueror: 'I Don't Like Her Outfit'

Alla Kudryavtseva says she was motivated to beat the fashion icon

(Newser) - Alla Kudryavtseva—not one of the glamor girls of women's tennis—fessed up to having a special motivation today after her shocking upset of Maria Sharapova, the Times of London reports. Wimbledon glory? Nah. Fame and fortune? Please. “It’s very pleasant to beat Maria,” said the 20-year-old... More »

Sharapova Out at Wimbledon

Surprise challenger upsets third seed in second round

(Newser) - Former champion Maria Sharapova was ousted today in the second round at Wimbledon by 154th-ranked Alla Kudryavtseva. Kudryavtseva recovered an early break in the second set to beat the 2004 champion 6-2, 6-4; it was Sharapova's earliest exit from a Grand Slam event since her first full season on the... More »

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