Maria Sharapova: Richer in Qatar

Maria Sharapova has continued her winning streak from the Australian Open. She has won fourteen matches and seems fully recovered from last year’s injury plagued season:

“DOHA, Qatar — Maria Sharapova claimed her second title of the year and the 18th of her career when she defeated unseeded Vera Zvonareva 6-1, 2-6, 6-0 in an all-Russian final at the Qatar Open on Sunday.”

link: Sharapova extends 2008 win streak to 14 matches with Qatar Open win

This was a lucrative win for Ms Sharapova. Her win sends a four hundred fourteen thousand dollar ($414,000) check to her accountant. It is also an indication that Ms Sharapova will be a favorite in the forthcoming Grand Slams. The French Open at Roland-Garros begins May 25, 2008…

Catherine Forsythe

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