“Now you’re back in the groove of things and I’m enjoying being back in these cities and waking up in Rome and waking up in Madrid and I’m a happy person.” Then things got weird. for me is a big deal.” Sharapova will learn this week if she will be granted a wildcard for the French Open this month, with Roland Garros organizers planning an announcement on Facebook. I will be focused on my match,” Sharapova said, adding that she would accept a qualifying wildcard.
The journalist questioned if Sharapova could be happy without a boyfriend before she turned the tables, suggesting perhaps he would be the one better off with a male companion. “Nothing is a disappointment after being away from the game for 15 months.” Tournament organizers were criticized for giving a wildcard to Sharapova instead of former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone, an Italian.
The third-seeded Russian has yet to be tested, losing a total of seven games through three matches.
At her postmatch news conference - following a 6-1, 6-1 victory over NCAA runner-up Mallory Burdette to reach the fourth round - four-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova said matter-of-factly: 'I was waiting for someone to actually ask me that question, but nobody did, directly.'The Slovenian guard was a first-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2004, and played for them until being traded to the New Jersey Nets in the 2010-11 season, then left the NBA to play in Turkey.'It was a really nice period of time for both of us, but, you know, our career schedules just made it extremely difficult to see each other with the traveling, and especially his career move to Turkey... He wasn't home one time during the 10 months that he was in Turkey, so that made it extremely difficult,' Sharapova said.Against Burdette, who will be a senior at Stanford this year, Sharapova reeled off 12 of the last 13 points and needed only 58 minutes to wrap up the victory. In late 2012, Maria Sharapova dated Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov. Age: 26 Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria Also Ranked #9 on The Best Men's Tennis Players in the World Right Now #56 on The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time #27 on Best Current Men's Tennis Serves In 2009, Maria Sharapova began dating basketball player Sasha Vujačić.They became engaged in 2011, but the pair called off their engagement in early 2012.Including Maria Sharapova’s current boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Maria Sharapova’s love life.
This list features Maria Sharapova’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally.She added: "It was obviously a challenging decision, you know, from both of our ends."Word of their engagement came in October 2010, when Vujacic said he had proposed on the one-year anniversary of their first meeting at a friend's barbecue.Vujacic was there to support Sharapova at Wimbledon last year during her run to the final, even standing and screaming and pumping his fists in her guest box."We have a tremendous amount of respect for each other.Sharapova could face top-ranked Angelique Kerber in the third round.Sharapova edged Lucic-Baroni in three tough sets in Madrid last week, but then lost to Eugenie Bouchard.A star of the court for over a decade, Sharapova's off-field issues seem to be behind her as she takes to her most successful grand slam - having won on the clay in 20.