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PHOTOS: The making of tennis goddess Maria Sharapova!

Last updated on: September 16, 2013 11:35 IST

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Tennis sensation Maria Sharapova always grabs attention.

The blond beauty has an enviable figure and was recently on the cover of the September 2013 issue of SHAPE magazine.

But all this comes because of the hard work she puts in to stay in shape.

Rediff.com sneaks a look into the gym where the Russian ace trains.


Photographs: Courtesy: Maria Sharapova/Facebook

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Anyone will wish to have a body like Sharapova’s!

The 26-year-old 6'2" beauty's amazing physique is not just because of exercise. She says, water is a huge part of her diet. But she has force herself to drink it.


Photographs: Courtesy: Maria Sharapova/Facebook

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The stunning Sharapova's super-toned body sets hearts racing.

The toned abs, shapely butt and lean legs make the fitness freak idolise her.


Photographs: Courtesy: Maria Sharapova/Facebook

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The stunning blonde, in an interview in the magazine, shared the secrets behind her enviable abs, while admitting that her striking figure isn't the result of a crazy diet.

She also opened up about her exercise regimen, which, besides water, comprises lots of protein.


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The world No 3-ranked women's player pays much attention to toning her forearms and wrist.

“These little exercises," she says, "make a great difference.”


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Sharapova has her personal set of rituals. Being the best-paid female tennis superstar, she admits that her duties are by no means simple.

Yet, with all of her intense practice sessions and exercising regimens, she always finds time to relax.


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Since winning three Grand Slam titles before turning 21, however, she has struggled for form. A nine-month lay-off following shoulder surgery at the end of 2008 checked her march on the women's circuit.


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According to SHAPE, she packs on protein, and loves her country’s staple borscht, a beet soup, that she enjoys with meat and sour cream.

When she splurges, she goes for fish tacos with spicy sauce and guacamole.


Photographs: Courtesy: Maria Sharapova/Facebook

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