Maria Sharapova's journey in her first 2011 grand slam, Australian Open, was ended prematurely. Seeded at 14th place, she only managed to went through fourth round, defeated straight set by the 30th seeded, Andrea Petkovic. Although unsatisfactory, Maria Sharapova was able to made a sweet revenge, not in term of achievement, but in fashion.
Maria Sharapova's tennis outfit for 2010 Australia Open was a disaster. Fans and critics said the dress looks like a curtain! But this year, Sharapova and Nike make a huge improvement. The grey and orange dress with racing back and adjustable straps is one of the outfits from her 2011 Nike collection and is unusually traditional for the tennis player who has a reputation for daring outfits.
The Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova signed an eight-year contract with Nike worth 43 million pounds last year, making her the world''s most lucratively endorsed sportswoman. Let's see if she can come back to her best performance with the new outfit. World's no.1 in 2005, she's currently on 13th in January 2011 WTA ranking.