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Tennis sensation Maria Sharapova towers over Hollywood actor

July 22, 2013 08:52 IST

Image: Tennis player Maria Sharapova attends The 2013 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre LA Live
Photographs: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for ESPY

The Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who recently met Hollywood's Kevin Bacon at an awards function, easily towered over the actor during the event.

Tennis sensation Maria Sharapova towers over Hollywood actor

Image: Actor Kevin Bacon and tennis player Maria Sharapova present award for Best Comeback Athlete onstage at The 2013 ESPY Awards
Photographs: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for ESPY

Bacon, who is 5ft 10ins, is hardly vertically challenged, but Sharapova, at 6ft 1in, towered over him at the sports awards ceremony in Los Angeles, the Daily Express reported.

Tennis sensation Maria Sharapova towers over Hollywood actor

Image: Maria Sharapova
Photographs: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for ESPY

The 26-year old tennis champion had even teamed up her colourful halterneck cocktail dress with 3-inch killer heels.

Source: ANI