“Love This”: Maria Sharapova Compliments Dua Lipa on Her New Video

Published 03/14/2021, 1:30 PM EDT
COLOGNE, GERMANY – JANUARY 31: Maria Sharapova celebrates ‘SUGARPOVA’ chocolate line expansion at ISM trade fair on January 31, 2017 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)


Former tennis great Maria Sharapova retired from the game after losing in the opening round of Australian Open 2020. Post-retirement, the former Russian starlet concentrates on her entrepreneurial commitments. Besides her own brand Sugarpova, Maria endorses brands such as Head, Nike, Porsche, Evian to name a few. 

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Recently, Maria Sharapova complimented British pop star Dua Lipa on her newly launched video. In the video, the singer is seen having a sip of water from an ‘Evian’ bottle before she practices her verse of the hit song ‘Levitating’. The entire clip is shot in an auditorium. The Russian star posted a story along with a caption that stated, “Love this”.

International Tennis player Maria Sharapova poses for a photo at Hudson News in Grand Central Station on August 21, 2018, in New York City. Hudson Group announced this summer that it will serve as the exclusive United States travel retailer for sales of her candy line at Sugarpova. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Sugarpova)

Maria Sharapova and Dua Lipa endorse luxury water company Evian

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Both Sharapova and Lipa endorse the packaged water company. Evian specializes in selling mineral water that comes from Lake Geneva. It is portrayed as a luxury and is very expensive as compared to other companies selling bottled water. Maria has been associated with the company since 2010.

Coming to Maria and her achievements on a tennis court, she is one of the few players that managed to win a Grand Slam title at all the events. She won her first Grand Slam title in 2004, beating the then World No.1 Serena Williams in the final of Wimbledon.

SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 16: Maria Sharapova Maria Sharapova, wearing a Chloe dress, Kurt Geiger shoes, and a watch by TAG Heuer, plays mini-tennis as she attends a charity event with Porsche Asia Pacific on October 16, 2014, in Singapore. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images for Porsche)

During her spell as a player, along with her success on the court, she enjoyed enormous success outside the courts too. Maria was the highest-paid female athlete for 11 consecutive years since she turned pro in 2001. 

At the end of last year, Sharapova announced her engagement to a British businessman, Alexander Gilkes, who also shares a good rapport with members of the British Royal Family. 

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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