Video: Sharapova Talks Actors, Dimitrov—and Playing Mixed Doubles with Him
At the WTA Live's All-Access Hour in Montreal, Maria Sharapova put on a seven-minute show, giving the fans what they want: Chirpy musings on celebrities, summer, boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov, and the prospect of playing mixed doubles with him. Watch here:
Who would've thought Sharapova favors films with Jack Nicholson or Vince Vaughn in them, of all players? Despite her caustic on-court demeanor, she relishes comedy films. She addressed another fan question by saying she's game to appear in a mixed-doubles draw alongside Dimitrov, with whom she plays doubles in practice sometimes. But she doesn't want to do so in a Grand Slam event, which narrows their chances down to nada. No other tournament features mixed-doubles action save the Olympic Games, and that would require a citizenship change for one or the other of these lovebirds.
The denouement came when Sharapova was faced with a gaming option: Either take part in a French-language quiz or play a bit of air hockey. She opted for the French, though her knowledge of the tongue is "terrible," saying "at least [she] can learn something." She proceeded to blitz the game, answering every query correctly despite herself. Ce n'est pas tres difficile.
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