Sharapova Soldiers Thru Shortened Photo Shoot

One of the great international disputes of our time has happily been settled - Maria Sharapova finally agreed to do a photo shoot.

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The tennis titaness caused a stir earlier in the month when she complained about doing a shoot the day before the Italian Open. Sharapova wasn’t pleased about participating in a four- to five-hour photo op right before a big tournament. Meanwhile, the WTA was ready to fine her $700,000 if she didn’t show up.

Luckily, a compromise was finally reached. Read more…

Sharapova Shirks WTA’s Sudden Shoot Scheduling

It would seem odd that tennis champ Maria Sharapova would take issue with any kind of publicity shoot. We could expect that much from someone who has posed for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s swimsuit issue and done extensive endorsements for Nike and Canon, yes?

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So why would the WTA be threatening to fine her $700,000?

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