Maria Sharapova

Anna Kournikova was the perfect tennis player—except for the way she played tennis. Then along came this six-foot-two Russian sensation, who figured out a way to score some Grand Slam titles while maintaining her ravishing good looks. By 2007 she’d racked up endorsements with everyone from Gatorade to Motorola, becoming the world’s highest-paid female athlete. Yo, Maria, can you spot us a twenty?