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Look: Favorite Maria Sharapova 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)

Legendary tennis star Maria Sharapova is among several notable athletes and sports figures to have posed for the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.

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

Sharapova, a multi-time Grand Slam champion from Russia, joined the list back in 2006.

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Walter Iooss Jr/SI.

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

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Walter Iooss Jr/SI.

The 2022 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is set to be released later this spring. Perhaps we'll see another notable athlete or two.

You can view a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation for the 2022 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue here.