Maria Sharapova told about the conflict with Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova explained the reason for the difficult relationship with Serena Williams. The media often wrote about this, but there was no confirmation from either side. And finally Maria Sharapova opened all the cards. In her new autobiography Unstoppable:


My Life So Far, the athlete described the episode that happened after the Wimbledon final in 2004. Then 17-year-old Maria defeated Williams with a score of 6-1 6-4. “When the match ended, Serena embraced me,” Sharapova writes. “She said something like” Excellent work “and smiled. But this was only an outward manifestation. When I went into the locker room, Serena was crying terribly.

I immediately came out from there, “recalls the sportswoman.‚ÄĚPeople often wonder why I had so many problems with Serena in the future. The answer is to look for what happened in the locker room. I think that Serena hated me, a skinny girl who managed, despite everything, beat her at Wimbledon. Although basically she hated me because I heard her cry, “- writes Maria. Sharapova herself is confident that the rivalry between them spurred Serena to new victories. “We had to become friends, because we have the same passion.

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