Tennis first for Sharapova

Updated: March 8, 2007, 2:14 PM ET
By Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

Maria Sharapova has the Anna Kournikova problem, and I'm not talking about the stigma of never having won a singles title on the WTA Tour, either. "Shrieky," you've noticed, has won Wimbledon and the U.S. Open and she's ranked No. 1 in the world. The problem she has is that she's lean, leggy, blond and pretty. Sponsors stand in line, each one patiently rattling the change in his pocket and talking about the weather until it's his turn to dump a bucket full of dough over Sharapova's head. No wonder ...

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