December 2004 Archives
December 30th 2004: Maria announced she would be giving 10,000$ for the relief fund following the crisis in Asia.. - more.
December 29th 2004: Maria finished second in the AP 2004 female athlete of the year, being just edged out by Annika Sorenstram, read about it here.
December 28th 2004: See 2 photos, rumors of Maria's new outfit for 2005, here and here:) Also, you might be interested in seeing a new phone launched by Motorala.. why? Well it's the MS330 Maria Sharapova Phone! See it here.
December 27th 2004: See 10 new photos of Masha from Philadelphia and L.A in gallery #46!
December 27th 2004: News is out that Maria will not be playing the Tier 1 event in Sydney just before the Australian Open as she'll play an exhibition in Hong Kong instead, read about it here.
December 26th 2004: If you ask me, it's a bit silly but I guess the media is always looking for stories and now they seem to be promoting this Russian rivalry as Maria against the others, "the Russian cival war of tennis", read about it here.
December 24th 2004: On behalf of all the Tennisrulz team, I would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy new year, hoping that you will enjoy good time with your loved ones during these holidays!
December 22nd 2004: Apparently, with her deal with Tag Heuer, Maria is now top paid sportswoman in the world, congratulations:)
December 22nd 2004: Read about Maria's presence at the Hurricane relief charity event here:)
December 21st 2004: See 10 new photos of Maria from Zurich and Tokyo in gallery #45!
December 21st 2004: Maria will be playing in the Toray Pan Pacific in Tokyo, following the Australian Open where among others she could face world #1 Lindsay Davenport, more.
December 20th 2004: Another sponsorship for Maria as it was announced she had signed a deal with Canon!
December 19th 2004: Maria was then supposed to face Jennifer Capriati in a match to raise money for the Hurricane relief fund, Capriati was still injured so Maria faced Angela Haynes instead, she won 6-2, 6-1! "I served quite well and I got an advantage from my serve," Sharapova said
December 19th 2004: Maria was playing an exhibition match this weekend as she defeated American and world #1 Lindsay Davenport 7-5, 6-3! Well done Masha:)
December 16th 2004: Big news as Maria is now sponsored by world known brand Tag Heuer, read about it here.
December 15th 2004: See 10 new photos of Maria in gallery #44:)
December 12th 2004: Maria was at the GQ party because of her nomination, see a photo from that evening here:)
December 8th 2004: Awesome news, as the world-read magazine GQ has named Maria it's "Woman of the Year", what an accomplishment! Well done Masha!:)
December 8th 2004: Another exhibition match has been confirmed. Maria and Venus Williams will team up in doubles together December 31st in Chiang Mai. They will face Thai's Tamarine Tanasugarn and Schuchanan Viratprasert!
December 7th 2004: At the start of January, Maria will be entering an exhibition in Japan, the Watson Water Challenge, she will be playing singles and doubles with Amelie Mauresmo! You can see the very impressive and interesting field here:)
December 6th 2004: Congratulations to Maria!!! She was named the Player of the Year in the 2004 Tennisrulz awards!!! She also won a few other prizes, see the full results here:)