MARIA SHARAPOVA confirmed she has maintained her unimaginable determine even after retiring from tennis as she loved a boat vacation in Venice with fiance Alexander Gilkes.
The 34-year-old give up the game final yr after profitable the profession Grand Slam and a silver medal on the London Olympics in 2012.
Sharapova loved a boat vacation in Venice with her fiance Alexander Gilkes, in the blue shirtCredit: BackGrid
Sharapova, carrying a black bikini, was seen chilling with her associate Gilkes and a few pals on board a boat.
It’s believed the Russian star is in Italy for the Venice Film Festival as she was lately noticed at a film premiere on Thursday night.
Sharapova known as time on her 19-year profession in 2020 after profitable 5 Grand Slam titles.
She famously gained Wimbledon aged 17 in 2004 earlier than going on to develop into world No1 a yr later – the primary Russian lady to realize the feat.
The tennis sensation gained her remaining slam at Roland Garros two years later.
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Sharapova started courting British businessman Gilkes in 2018 earlier than the couple obtained engaged final December.
She was beforehand engaged to Slovenian basketballer Sasha Vujacic and dated fellow tennis star Grigor Dimitrov between 2012 and 2015.
Sharapova is more likely to be following the continued US Open event in New York.
Defending champion Naomi Osaka has reached the third spherical and so has British teenage sensation Emma Raducanu.
In the boys’s singles, Andy Murray is OUT after losing his tournament opener to Stefanos Tsitsipas in a five-set thriller.
But Novak Djokovic is still in the US Open and can develop into the primary man to win 21 Grand Slam singles titles with a win at Flushing Meadows.
She gained 5 Grand Slam titles throughout her illustrious careerCredit: BackGridEmma Raducanu into third spherical at US Open