The athlete posted a snippet avtobiografii, which is considering aspects of the long-standing quarrel with a famous tennis player. According to the Russians, hostility arose between them in 2004 because of professional rivalry.
Maria Sharapova is one of the most popular athletes in the world, and about her rivalry with Serena Williams is legendary. Now the tennis player is preparing for the official presentation of the autobiography. On Twitter, the girl shared a passage from the book, revealing the cause of an old feud with the American.
It turns out, Serena disliked Mary in 2004, when he lost to her at Wimbledon.
“People often ask me why I have so much trouble in the games with Williams (of 21 matches 19 lost). I think that Serena hated me for being a fragile child, I beat her. After the party I heard Williams crying in the locker room resentment, and it only strengthened her dislike,” said Sharapova.
Sensational victory at Wimbledon the championship happened when Maria was only 17 years old. It was the first major championship, which was won by the Russian. Then Sharapova was able to defeat in just two sets.
Since then, according to Maria, her opponent took every meeting on the court as principled. The match with Sharapova, Williams especially had a long set up, so scored one victory after another.
Russian athlete admits that he has nothing against Americans.
“When I heard that she was crying, immediately tried to escape from there as quickly as possible. However, I’m sure that Serena knew about my presence,” she recalls.
The rivalry between Sharapova and Williams is not limited to face-to-face meetings at major tournaments around the world. Athletes several times exchanged barbs in social networks.
Now Serena Williams has temporarily left the tennis court. Soon the athlete will be the first time mother. The star often shares images, in which a visible rounded tummy.
Maria Sharapova, on the contrary, tries not to advertise personal life. After the doping scandal athlete for fifteen months did not participate in the competition. In April of this year, Russian first entered the court after a long break.
The official presentation of his autobiography, tennis players will be held on 12 September in new York. Fans of Mary around the world eagerly await the release of the book, because they believe that Sharapova has revealed many interesting facts about professional and personal life.