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Look: Maria Sharapova's Favorite 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)

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue has featured some legendary tennis players over the years.

From Serena Williams to Venus Williams to Anna Kournikova to Genie Bouchard, several top tennis icons have been featured in the prominent magazine.

Maria Sharapova joined the list more than a decade ago.

The Russian tennis star first posed for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in the mid-2000s.

Sharapova is one of several notable athletes to pose for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit has shared some of her favorite photos in a throwback gallery.

More from the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue can be viewed here.