Maria Sharapova was one of the queens of tennis, one of the icons in the history of the Game: victories, controversies, sanctions for doping, feuds with rivals, fashion, beauty. An anecdote occurred at the WTA Cincinnati Open 2014, when his opponent ana ivanovic he took medical leave during his semifinal match.
Sharapova, who later lost the match, questioned the legitimacy of her medical timeout. During the timeout, Sharapova yelled: «Check his blood pressure!» He later said: ‘It was just a weird moment. I’m not sure how that happened.
It just came out of nowhere. I just don’t know what to do in that situation, because you either sit down, they’re going to take a medical timeout, and when they do, you have to stand up and then you have to serve and it’s 15 Everyone.
The timing was a little weird, but it felt good.»
Highlights of Sharapova’s retirement and career
As reported by Forbes, Maria Sharapova spoke about her passion for the confectionery business, as well as health and wellness pursuits, at Randall Lane at the Forbes Under 30 Summit 2021.
She said, on many topics of her career on and off the court, also referring to her trademark Sugarpova: «I had a huge sweet tooth!» At the beginning of 2020, she was in position 377 of the official WTA ranking due to numerous injuries and few matches played in 2019.
They offered him a wild card to compete in the Brisbane tournaments and the Australian Open, where he left the scene. in the first round, respectively at the hands of Jennifer Brady and Donna Vekić. After the lost match against the Croatian, she was asked at a press conference if this would be her last Australian Open and her answer was: «I don’t know.
Part of this event, but now it’s hard for me to think about what will happen next. in the next twelve months.» On February 26, 2020, through two interviews with Vanity Fair and Vogue magazines, she announced her retirement from professional tennis at the age of 32, the reason for her retirement, as she herself explained. , was his body, worn down and unable to recover from the countless injuries sustained in recent years.