Born in Nyagan, Russia, Maria Sharapova moved to the United States when she was six years old. At seventeen, Sharapova beat Serena Williams to win Wimbledon. She reached the number-one world ranking at eighteen, and has held that ranking a number of times since. To date, she has won five Grand Slams. She lives in Manhattan Beach, California.
An illuminating account ... Unstoppable is about everything that made Sharapova the kind of unflappable competitor who wouldn't let a 15-month service interruption, or the very vocal disapproval of her peers, come between her and her ambition. This is the bildungsroman of a controversial champion, a portrait of the athlete as an uncommonly driven young woman -- Julia Felsenthal * Vogue * A fascinating and well-written insight into her struggles, triumphs, obsession with Williams, Russian pessimism and the roots of that famous haughtiness -- Simon Hattenstone * Guardian * An inspiring memoir about coming-of-age ... Sure to satisfy longtime fans of women's tennis * Booklist *