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Maria Sharapova becomes richest sportswoman of all time

Maria Sharapova defeats Sara Errani in the 2012 French Open final, completing her career grand slam. (June 10, 2012 - Source: Bauer Griffin)
Maria Sharapova defeats Sara Errani in the 2012 French Open final, completing her career grand slam. (June 10, 2012 – Source: Bauer Griffin)

Maria Sharapova defeats Sara Errani in the 2012 French Open final, completing her career grand slam. (June 10, 2012 - Source: Bauer Griffin)
Maria Sharapova defeats Sara Errani in the 2012 French Open final, completing her career grand slam. (June 10, 2012 - Source: Bauer Griffin)

London (ANI): Maria Sharapova, who recently won the French Open title by overcoming Italian Sara Errani, has reportedly become the richest woman in sporting history.

Sharapova, earned a million dollars in prize money, which will be added to the other 20 million that she has won over her career.

Bonuses in the 25-year-old Russian beauty’s contract have also started to kick in now and over the next months will add another 20m pounds to her bank balance, which already holds a 90m pounds treasure chest from sponsorship and advertising deals.

The tennis ace has now won all four Grand Slam titles, a feat achieved by only nine other women. But still she craves for more.

“I’m not going to stop now,” the daily Express quoted her as saying.

“I am rich, I am famous, but I just love competing. Nothing in the world gives the adrenaline feel of being in a match. Nothing I have done in my life brings me the pressure, nerves and excitement of putting myself on the line,” she said.

“It’s no good being a great actress if nobody comes to see you. Or the greatest model in the world because if someone doesn’t put you on the cover of a magazine you are never going to be famous.

“This is sport. It’s all in your own hands. That’s what I love about it, that you can control your wins and losses,” she added. (ANI)

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