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Look: Maria Sharapova's Top 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 big-time athletes and sports figures have posed for the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

The 2022 edition of the legendary magazine issue will be out later this spring. Perhaps we'll see another notable sports figure or two posing for this year's edition.

Maria Sharapova is among the sports figures who have posed for the iconic magazine issue.

The legendary tennis star, who won multiple Grand Slam championships, posed for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue back in 2006. She was close to the peak of her career during that time. 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.

Some of Sharapova's best Sports Illustrated Swimsuit photos show off her athleticism.


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Sharapova is one of several big-time tennis stars to pose for the issue.

Serena Williams, Anna Kournikova, Sloane Stephens and Genie Bouchard, among others, have also posed for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.


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

Sharapova's full photoshoot with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit can be seen here.

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