tennis • Maria Sharapova won her third straight Porsche Grand Prix title on Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany, by coming from behind to defeat Ana Ivanovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final. Sharapova won her first tournament of the year and clinched the 30th title of her career. She has won 13 consecutive matches on the indoor clay in Stuttgart.
• Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Colombia's Santiago Giraldo 6-2, 6-2 to win the Barcelona Open for his first career title on clay. This is the first time a non-Spaniard has won the tournament at the Real Club de Tenis since 1996. Rafael Nadal won the tournament eight times during that period.