"Without my dad, I wouldn't be here."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Maria Sharapova on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Maria Sharapova on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Maria Sharapova on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Maria Sharapova on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Maria Sharapova on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."