The Olympic medalist and world No. 2–ranked tennis champion tells Derek Blasberg about her inconvenient on-court musings during the most critical points. Credits: Filmed by Jeremy Elkin; Interview by Derek Blasberg; Audio by William Pierce; Production Assistance by Emma Grady; Edited by Jeremy Elkin; Additional Footage by Zander
To put it out there. Hi, I’m Maria Sharapova,
and I would like to date a tall, handsome, funny,
honest, truth… See? Yeah, yeah.
[Derek] Forthright, loves their parents, good relationship
with their mom. Loves me, yes.
[Maria] Loves my family, loves my dog.
[Derek] So, what exactly are we going to this evening?
I guess they’re shutting down a part of town
for all of us players to play against each other,
and we’re kinda celebrating the past generation
and mixing it with the new.