Maria Sharapova was decked out in a gold ruffled dress at the ESPY Awards pre-party held at The Roosevelt Hotel. Maria was nominated for Best International Female Athlete and Best Female Tennis Player in 2007.
In 2006, Maria Sharapova graced the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Here, she lies on the beach of Turks and Caicos in a pink and black bikini. The magazine also named her as the world's best-paid female athlete in 2006.
After missing 9 1/2 months with a shoulder injury, Maria Sharapova staged a comeback at the Warsaw Open in May 2009. Her run came to a halt when she was defeated by Alona Bondareko in the quarter finals.
Never short of endorsement opportunities, Maria Sharapova became Sony Ericsson's first global ambassador in 2008 when she signed a four-year agreement. Maria Sharapova collaborated with the company to design mobile phone accessories.
Like many celebrities and athletes, Maria Sharapova has her own perfume. Launched in 2005, the fragrance is a fruity floral with sweet Mandarin and fresh bergamot blended into pomegranate, cassis berries And lemongrass.