Russian Maria Sharapova said that she plans to perform in the Tour as long as possible. “It is not easy to stay at a high level, because you have already felt the taste of success, you expect that you will constantly reach the decisive stages of tournaments. As a professional athlete, you have already climbed to the top, and now you are watching your fall when going into the third or fourth round becomes a good result. You understand that your body is no longer the same as it was at 20, or in adolescence. But then you realize that there are other things in life besides tennis, “Sharapova Tennis World USA quotes.