Sharapova misses Thanksgiving, looks forward to IPTL in Manila
MANILA, Philippines–She may have missed the Thanksgiving Day in the United States but it’s all worth it for tennis supertar Maria Sharapova who will be part of the three-day International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in Manila.
Sharapova, in a Twitter post on Friday, said the atmosphere in Manila looked promising.
Sharapova arrived in the Philippines Thurday night for the three-day tennis leg, which would start 4 p.m. this Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
She is ranked world No. 4 by the Women’s Tennis Association and is the top Russian player.
She has won 32 WTA singles titles including five grand slam titles.
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