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Maria Sharapova of Russia blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States in their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Maria Sharapova of Russia blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States in their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Maria Sharapova of Russia blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States in their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return during a practice session at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return during a practice session at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return during a practice session at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray
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Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States hits a return to 	Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States hits a return to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States hits a return to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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