[Yahoo] Relieved Sharapova ends `amazing' year (AP)

Rusty Backhand
11-16-2004, 08:16 PM
So what's a girl who loves to shop do with $1 million? ``That's a lot of shoes,'' says Maria Sharapova, winner of Wimbledon and the year-end WTA Championships. The 17-year-old Russian is headed off to a ``super-fantastic'' vacation knowing she beat the world's top players over five consecutive days to earn one of the richest paychecks in women's tennis.