Maria Sharapova's Transformation Has Been Stunning To Watch

There have been few players in the long history of tennis that have captured the imagination of the world like Maria Sharipova. Born in the Soviet Union, Sharapova was a child prodigy: taking up the sport at just four years old, by the age of seven she had moved to Florida to train alongside other future superstars like Venus and Serena Williams. Sharapova turned pro at just 14 years old; by the age of 18, she was the number one player in the world. Over the course of her 20 year career, Sharapova won five majors. She also completed the career Grand Slam while turning herself into a global advertising icon, which is why everyone agrees that Maria Sharapova's transformation has been stunning to watch. #Transformation #MariaSharapova #Tennis Growing up in Siberia | 0:00 Starting tennis at 4 | 1:11 Moving to the U.S. | 2:21 Going pro | 3:13 Maria Mania | 4:53 Olympic debut | 5:49 Doping suspension | 6:56 Candy line | 8:29 Making that money | 9:26 Retirement | 10:05 Read Full Article:

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