Maria Sharapova lost in Dubai Open final

Maria Sharapova, Dubai OpenMaria Sharapova lost to Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne in the final of Dubai Open.

Henin-Hardene defeated Sharapova 7-5, 6-2 in a battle of 2 former world no.1 in women tennis.

Maria Sharapova make headlines earlier this month for modelling in swimsuit for Sports Illustrated magazine.

While regarded as one of the most popular sports celebrity, Sharapova performance was troubled with injuries since last year.

The Russian teenage star has yet to win any competition in 2006, as far as I could remember Sharapova’s last title was won in June 2005.