Maria Sharapova

Grand slam winner Maria Sharapova will be a prominent representative of the Russian Olympic team at the London Olympics.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia drinks water during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia drinks water during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Maria Sharapova of the Russia Olympic tennis team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Maria Sharapova of the Russia Olympic tennis team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Maria Sharapova of the Russia Olympic tennis team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Maria Sharapova of the Russia Olympic tennis team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a forehand during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a forehand during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia smiles during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia smiles during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Olympics - Previews - Day - 1
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a backhand during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Olympics - Previews - Day - 1
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a backhand during the practice session ahead of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 26, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Maria Sharapova at ESPYs
Maria Sharapova at ESPYs
Maria Sharapova at ESPYs
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29: Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball during her Ladies' singles third round match against Su-Wei Hsieh of Taipei on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
The Championships - Wimbledon 2012: Day Five
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29: Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball during her Ladies' singles third round match against Su-Wei Hsieh of Taipei on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: French Open women's champion Maria Sharapova of Russia poses with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen near the Eiffel Tower after her victory earlier in the day in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
French Open Women's Champion Maria Sharapova Of Russia Poses Getty Images
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: French Open women's champion Maria Sharapova of Russia poses with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen near the Eiffel Tower after her victory earlier in the day in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Russia's Maria Sharapova poses with her trophy in the clockrooms after winning against Italy's Sara Errani the Women's Singles final tennis match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 9, 2012 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / POOL SINDY THOMASSINDY THOMAS/AFP/GettyImages
Russia's Maria Sharapova Poses AFP/Getty Images
Russia's Maria Sharapova poses with her trophy in the clockrooms after winning against Italy's Sara Errani the Women's Singles final tennis match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 9, 2012 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / POOL SINDY THOMASSINDY THOMAS/AFP/GettyImages
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a backhand in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Maria Sharapova Of Russia Plays Getty Images
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a backhand in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia kisses the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen after the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia kisses the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen after the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in her changing room after her women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Sindy Thomas - Pool/Getty Images)
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PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in her changing room after her women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Sindy Thomas - Pool/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia is sprayed with champagne by her physical trainer Juan Reque (L) and her hitting partner Cecil Mamiit (R) as she makes her way to her changing room after her women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Sindy Thomas - Pool/Getty Images)
Maria Sharapova Of Russia Is Sprayed With Champagne By Her Physical Trainer Juan Reque (L) And Her Hitting Partner Getty Images
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia is sprayed with champagne by her physical trainer Juan Reque (L) and her hitting partner Cecil Mamiit (R) as she makes her way to her changing room after her women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Sindy Thomas - Pool/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a backhand in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a backhand in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
TOPSHOTS Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova poses with her trophy in front the Eiffel tower on June 9, 2012 in Paris, after winning the Women's Singles final tennis match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIKPATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages
TOPSHOTS Russian Tennis Player Maria Sharapova Poses With Her Trophy In Front The Eiffel Tower On June 9, 2012 In Paris, AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOTS Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova poses with her trophy in front the Eiffel tower on June 9, 2012 in Paris, after winning the Women's Singles final tennis match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIKPATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Maria Sharapova Of Russia Celebrates With The Coupe Suzanne Lenglen In The Women's Singles Final Against Sara Errani Getty Images
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in the women's singles final against Sara Errani of Italy during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
MLB. Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/JULIAN SMITH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
MLB. Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/JULIAN SMITH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
MLB. Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/JULIAN SMITH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia (R) and her coach Sven Groeneveld of the Netherlands (L) during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Países Bajos; Holanda, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia (R) and her coach Sven Groeneveld of the Netherlands (L) during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Países Bajos; Holanda, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia (R) and her coach Sven Groeneveld of the Netherlands (L) during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Países Bajos; Holanda, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia takes a break during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia takes a break during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia takes a break during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia drinks water during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia drinks water during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia drinks water during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM
Melbourne (Australia), 14/01/2018.- Maria Sharapova of Russia during a practice session at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 14 January 2018. The Australian Open starts on 15 January. (Abierto, Tenis, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAST IRHAM

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