Tennis player Maria Sharapova arrives at the ESPY awards on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, in Los Angeles.
Tennis player Maria Sharapova arrives in style to the 2011 ESPY awards in Los Angeles.
Maria Sharapova followed up her French Open semifinal run by reaching the Wimbledon final where she lost to Petra Kvitova.
Lady in red
Maria Sharapova arrives at the 2011 WTA Tour Pre-Wimbledon Party at The Roof Gardens, Kensington in London, England. Sharapova had a nice run at the All England Club reaching her first Wimbledon final since 2004.
Maria Sharapova returned to dominance by reaching the semifinals at the 2011 French Open.
Maria Sharapova is seen walking through the crowd during the game between the Atlanta Hawks and New Jersey Nets at the Prudential Center in December 2010. Sharapova's fiance Sasha Vujacic played for the Nets for the 2010-11 NBA season.
Star in stripes
Maria Sharapova arrives at Crown's Tennis Players' Party at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia. The party took place before the 2011 Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova focuses as she serves the ball against Victoria Azarenka in the final round play during the 2010 Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, Calif. Azarenka defeated Sharapova 6-4, 6-1.
Chase it down
Sharapova returns a shot against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the second round of the China Open in Beijing. Sharapova won the match in three sets but lost in the next round.
Back on top
Sharapova won the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Toyko, her first tournament title since winning three of her first four events in 2008.
Sharapova reacts after winning her match against Alisa Kleybanova of Russia during the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
Strike a pose
Sharapova poses to promote a U.S. shoe brand at a Tokyo hotel in September.
Melanie Oudin's (left) memorable run at the U.S. Open included an upset win over Sharapova in the third round.
Sharapova's third-round loss to Melanie Oudin at the U.S. Open finished off a disappointing year of Grand Slam results.
Nice to be here
Sharapova -- always a fan of the U.S. Open spotlight -- takes a moment to acknowledge the New York crowd after a match.
Under the lights
Sharapova entered the 2009 U.S. Open as the No. 29 seed and cruised in each of her first two matches.
Sharapova and actress Blake Lively share a piece of birthday cake in honor of Lively's 22nd birthday while at a cocktail party in New York.
Sharapova made the final in Toronto -- her first final since Amelia Island in April 2008 -- where she lost to Elena Dementieva.
Sharapova put on a good show in Los Angeles before losing to red-hot Flavia Pennetta in the semis.
Sharapova went from Wimbledon to Stanford, where she lost in the quarterfinals to Venus Williams.
Back at Wimbledon
Maria Sharapova -- winner at the All England Club in 2004 -- did not fare nearly as well in 2009.
Sharapova fell to Gisela Dulko in the second round at the 2009 Wimbledon, a setback for the three-time Grand Slam champion.
Too much pain?
Many doubted whether Sharapova could bounce back from her shoulder injury and be effective at Roland Garros.
Despite the injury concerns, Sharapova made a run to the quarterfinals in Paris.
Sharapova looked a little rusty at the French Open but still did better than most critics expected.
Coming at you
Sharapova, with a bandage on her surgically-repaired right shoulder, serves a ball during the 2009 Warsaw Open.
Good to see you, too
Sharapova acknowledges the crowd after winning a match at the 2009 Warsaw Open.
Maria Sharapova poses with fans during the Sony Ericsson Open. Sharapova did not play in the event due to injury.
Maria Sharapova played doubles with Elena Vesnina in her return to tennis at the BNP Paribas Open.
Sharapova's return to tennis didn't last long. She was eliminated along with Elena Vesnina in their first doubles match at the BNP Paribas Open.
Sharapova signs an autograph during the BNP Paribas Open.
2007 U.S. Open champion Maria Sharapova walks on court during opening ceremonies during Day 1 of the 2008 U.S. Open.
Maria Sharapova poses while holding the 2008 Australian Open's women's singles trophy on a boat along the Yarra River in Melbourne.
Maria Sharapova attends the WTA Tennis fashion show, part of the Rogers Cup tournament.
Doing the wave
Maria Sharapova acknowledges the crowd after defeating Marta Domachowska of Poland during Day 3 of the Rogers Cup tournament.
She loves L.A.
Maria Sharapova shows off her rooting interest in Game 4 of the Boston Celtics-Los Angeles Lakers 2008 NBA Finals.
That's so Raven
Maria Sharapova poses with Willis McGahee of the Baltimore Ravens during the Sony Ericsson Open.
Tom Brady she ain't
Maria Sharapova throws a football back to her coach as she warms up before practice for a Federation Cup match.
That's a stretch
Yoga is a big part of Maria Sharapova's fitness routine.
Maria Sharapova is a favorite of photographers at sponsors' events.
Ready for my close-up
Wearing a tennis dress or a little black dress, Maria Sharapova oozes glamor.
A fountain makes a nice backdrop for another trophy shot featuring Maria Sharapova.
Maria Sharapova owns one U.S. Open title, having won in 2006.
Maria Sharapova has not won the French Open on the red clay of Roland Garros. It's the only Grand Slam that has eluded her.
Queen of the Open
Maria Sharapova shows off her U.S. Open trophy.
Russian to Russian
Maria Sharapova returns the ball to fellow Russian Gallina Voskoboeva during their match on the third day of the Qatar Open.
Maria Sharapova smiles as she talks to the media during the WTA Sony Ericsson tournament at the Foro Italico.
Maria Sharapova displays her tuxedo-vest-and-shorts outfit at Wimbledon.
Let me tell you something
Maria Sharapova explains why she pulled out of the semifinals at Rome's Foro Italico against Jelena Jankovic.
What, THIS old thing?
Maria Sharapova poses on the red carpet at the Sony Ericsson players party at a nightclub.
Maria Sharapova blows a kiss to Italian player Karin Knapp during the third round of the French Open.