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Under 30 Tennis Champ Maria Sharapova Eyes Health And Wellness Startups

Retirement is a strange concept to Maria Sharapova, even though she’s already done it once, a year ago, when she quit professional tennis after competing for 19 years.

“It’s a terrible word,” she said with a laugh in an interview with Forbes chief content officer Randall Lane on Monday during the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit. “It makes me feel incredibly old.”

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At 34, the five-time Grand Slam singles champion has turned retirement from tennis into a second life as an entrepreneur and investor. The Russian-born tennis champ earned $325 million before taxes during her playing career, according to Forbes, using that success to launch her premium candy line, Sugarpova, and invest in companies such as Tonal, Therabody, Supergoop and Rove Furniture. The goal? Rewrite the narrative of her professional life and chart a new—and hopefully lucrative—personal journey.

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“I was always considered a tennis player,” she says. “I just didn’t want to be defined by this one thing, and although I knew that I was good at it, I felt like I had a lot more to offer.”

Under 30 Tennis Champ Maria Sharapova Eyes Health And Wellness Startups

Her instincts were right. Sharapova, who started playing at 4 years old and arrived in the United States when she was 7, exploded to international fame after upsetting Serena Williams at Wimbledon in 2004. She was 17 years old.

That launched an avalanche of new opportunities for Sharapova, and she quickly capitalized, signing deals with Tag Heuer, Canon, Motorola, Colgate-Palmolive and others, in addition to a sizable raise with Nike. She could hardly understand the ins and outs of contract negotiations in meetings with brands, but she took it as a learning opportunity.

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As far as the future goes, Sharapova is passionate about pushing the health and wellness space forward. Years as a professional athlete and being a “guinea pig” for emerging athlete-focused products have given her expertise. And she’s excited about just how far technology has come in the last decade.

But for now, when it comes to taking the next step as an entrepreneur, she preaches patience, something she picked up in her nearly three decades on the tennis court.

“It took me more than 15 years to get to a professional stage, so whatever I continue to do in this next chapter, it will just take time,” Sharapova says. “I don’t want to go into a room and be the smartest one in the room because then I’m not learning.”

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Charles Leclerc’s anger with Ferrari while ‘Checo’ Pérez escaped him: “Stop talking to me

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Charles Leclerc’s anger with Ferrari while ‘Checo’ Pérez escaped him: “Stop talking to me

Charles Leclerc did not finish the race in Singapore in the best way. He started from pole and ‘Checo’ Pérez passed him at the start. After the safety car caused by Yuki Tsunoda, the Ferrari driver was very close to the Mexican, but could not overtake him on a circuit where it is difficult to do so. After several laps of pursuit, the Monegasque ended up moving away from Pérez, which caused a radio situation that caused him anger.

It was known that the Red Bull would be investigated after the race for not respecting the distance with the safety car. Faced with a possible five-second penalty, the team asked him to push:

Charles Leclerc’s anger with Ferrari while ‘Checo’ Pérez escaped him: “Stop talking to me

“The distance with Pérez is 2.4 seconds. We need to be five seconds behind Pérez.” But Red Bull warned its driver to increase the pace and thus ensure victory in case of a penalty. When Ferrari notified Leclerc of this, the Monegasque replied to his engineer with a forceful “stop talking to me”.

Finally, the FIA ​​did penalize Pérez with five seconds and a reprimand, but the Mexican lengthened the distance with Leclerc by more than seven seconds, so he still won the race.

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The second and third place of the Ferrari added to the debacle of Mercedes (Lewis Hamilton was ninth and George Russell 14th) allows the ‘Scuderia’ to settle in second place in the Constructors’ World Championship.

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New reports have come to light that Red Bull may have committed a minor breach of the financial regulations last year, rather than a material one.

Formula 1’s first budget cap was introduced last year, and it stood at $145 million for the teams to spend on their cars.

There are three categories of breach of the financial regulations, one of which being procedural, whereby a team may fail to submit paperwork, or submits It late.

Williams were fined for this by the FIA earlier on in 2022, and reports came to light last week suggesting that Aston Martin and Red Bull might have overspent last year.

Overspending is split into two more categories – minor and material – and there were suggestions that the Austrian side may have gone over by as much as $10 million.

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This would constitute a material breach, as the threshold is five percent, and such a contravention would leave them at risk of one of the harsher penalties.

Among those punishments is an exclusion from the world championship in question which, in this instance, is that of last year.

There was speculation during last weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix weekend that Max Verstappen was in danger of losing his world title to Sir Lewis Hamilton.

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However, a report from Sportsmail now suggests that the Milton Keynes-based outfit did go over the limit, but not my more than five percent.

Red Bull boss, Christian Horner, was outraged by the accusations being aimed at his team, mainly by Ferrari and Mercedes, and he is thought to be considering legal action against what he feels are “defamatory” comments.

Red Bull insist that they did everything by the book.

Certificates of compliance will be handed out on Wednesday, at which point we will know who stayed within the budget cap in 2021.

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Kids Go Into Raptures as Novak Djokovic Delights Them With Precious Gifts in Kazakhstan

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Despite having one of the biggest fanbases among current ATP players, the Djoker also has a significant number of critics. However, Djokovic’s magic has never failed to work on little kids. And the same happened when he arrived in Kazakhstan. The Serbian player is yet to play his first match there, but he made time for the little children on the courtside.

He signed autographs for the kids and the bright voices of kids calling out Djokovic’s name lit the whole stadium. The Serbian player has come to Kazakhstan after clinching victory at Tel Aviv.

The Serbian legend made sure to take some time off his training schedule to sign various souvenirs for the kids. They were excited to be around the 21-time Grand Slam champion who made sure to bring a smile to their face. The children were seen calling out Djokovic’s name in the video.

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Last month, after he could not play at the US Open, he went to Novak Tennis Center in Belgrade to spend time with the children there.

Apart from that, he also hit some balls with Mike Tyson‘s daughter Milan at the Indian Wells in 2018. She adores him the most, and the opportunity lighted up her confidence.

After being at the farewell of his arch-rival, Roger Federer at the Laver Cup, the Serbian expressed his desire to have a similar retirement. Being around family and close ones is important, but he would also like to be surrounded by his arch-rivals.

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