28 Dec 2010

Sharapova touches down, brushes off media

10:04 am on 28 December 2010

Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova's arrived in Auckland for next week's ASB Classic.

The Russian glamour girl and three-time Grand Slam winner didn't stop to talk to media at the airport.

Sharapova is the world's highest paid female athlete and is ranked 18th in the WTA.

The women's tournament begins next Monday with the men's Open the next week.