Skip to main content

Look: Maria Sharapova's Coolest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Photos

Maria Sharapova at an event for Porsche.

STUTTGART, GERMANY - APRIL 22: Tennis player Maria Sharapova poses for the media as she is unveiled as car manufacturer Porsche's new brand ambassador at the Porsche Museum on April 22, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Over the years, several notable athletes and big-time sports figures have posed for the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Shooting for the 2022 edition of the legendary magazine is underway. Perhaps we'll see some more big-time sports figures posing for this year's issue.

Legendary tennis star Maria Sharapova is among those who have posed for the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Sharapova posed for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue back in 2006. She was in her peak playing days when she posed for the legendary magazine issue.

maria-sharapova14.jpg

Walter Loos Jr/SI.

Sharapova had won Wimbledon in 2004, before winning the U.S. Open in 2006, the Australian Open in 2008 and the French Open in 2012 and ’14.

maria-sharapova23.jpg

Walter Loos Jr/SI.

Sharapova is one of several tennis stars to pose for the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, including Genie Bouchard, Sloane Stephens and Anna Kournikova, among others.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit has also released a cool behind-the-scenes video on YouTube of Sharapova's photoshoot with the magazine.

The 2022 edition of the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue will be out later this year.

Who do you want to see featured?