Since her debut in professional tennis at the age of 17, Maria Sharapova has been one of the most consistent players in the sport.

According to Forbes rich list, apart from 2016 in which she was overtaken by Serena Williams, the Russian has been the highest female athlete since 2009.

After recent events, tennis fans will have to wait two years until they see Sharapova back on court, but while they wait here’s the Grand Slam winner’s 25 career photos.


1. Car Lover


Maria is a self confessed car lover, here she is ahead of a pre-Wimbledon party in Kensington.