Former tennis player Maria Sharapova has revealed the surprising details of a dinner date she had with Novak Djokovic after losing a bet to the star.
A Glamorous Career
Sharapova, who was once dubbed the "world's sexiest tennis player," retired from the court in 2020 after a successful career that included five Grand Slam victories. During her heyday, she was also consistently named the planet's hottest athlete and was often included in lists of the most beautiful celebrities.
A New Chapter
Since retiring, Sharapova has embarked on a new chapter of her life. She is currently in a relationship with British businessman Alexander Gilkes and became a mother to baby son Theodore in July 2022.
An Unforgettable Night Out
In a recent appearance on 'The Rennae Stubbs Tennis Podcast,' Sharapova shared the story of her memorable dinner date with Djokovic. The two tennis legends had an exhibition event together, and Djokovic proposed a wager on the game. When he won, they went out to dinner.
Sharapova also revealed that Djokovic was a bit awkward during their dinner. She mentioned that he even asked if they could take a photo together.
Admiring Djokovic's Dedication
Despite the awkwardness of their dinner, Sharapova went on to praise Djokovic's dedication to the game. She commended his passion, longevity, and his meticulous approach to preparing his body for competition.
Sharapova's story gives fans a glimpse into the off-court lives of tennis stars and reminds us that even champions like Djokovic have their fair share of memorable, and slightly awkward, moments.