"Ever since I was young I loved making things and being part of the design process."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Maria Sharapova on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Maria Sharapova on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Maria Sharapova on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Maria Sharapova on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Maria Sharapova on Erma Bombeck
"I've been very competitive by nature from a young age, whether it was eating a bowl of pasta faster than somebody else, or always wanting to be the first one in line."
"To be honest, everything in my life outside of tennis is great. I'm doing amazing projects that, if I didn't have time off, I wouldn't be able to focus on."
"I love to collect modern art."
"When you look good, you feel good. Confidence with what you're wearing is very important. If you feel good, you will always perform your best without worrying about anything."
"No matter what you study, the thing that you know best is what you grew up with."