Acing it! Maria Sharapova puts her endless legs on display in thigh-skimming orange dress at Australian Open Players Party
She's among the sport's most beautiful stars with legions of admirers the world over.
And on Sunday Maria Sharapova put her winning looks on display again, slipping in to an orange and purple mini dress to attend the Australian Open IMG Players Party.
The 28-year-old dazzled as she posed for photographs at the event at Melbourne's Crown casino, showing off her endless legs in the thigh-skimming number.
Winning style: Maria Sharapova showed off her endless legs in an orange dress and nude stilettos at the Australian Open Players Party in Melbourne on Sunday
Maria wore her blonde locks tussled around her shoulders and sported a fresh-face of make-up at the event.
The Russian athlete's dress featured purple and pink panels and boasted a crew neckline.
Cutting away at the thigh, it revealed Maria's enviable legs in all their glory. The beauty added a pair of nude stilettos to her look.
Enviable figure: The 28-year-old's dress highlighted her toned legs to perfection and were accentuated by her nude shoes
Flawless: Maria wore her blonde locks tussled around her shoulders and sported a face of fresh make-up
She was among stars at the event held at James Packer's casino ahead of the tournament next week.
Also at the event was Spaniard Rafael Nadal and model Rachael Finch.
Sharapova fought off a forearm injury last year to return to form in time for the Open. The beauty was forced to withdraw from the Brisbane International as a result of the setback.
Fighting form: The Russian athlete has overcome a forearm injury to participate in the tournament which begins next week
Instead of taking part in warm up tournaments, the 2008 champion arrived in Melbourne early to squeeze in as much preparation as possible ahead of her first matches.
Maria was the runner-up at last year's Open, coming second to Serena Williams.
She has won five grand slam titles and her single Australian Open triumph came in 2008.
Star: Maria was runner up at last year's Australian Open, coming second to Serena Williams in the final (above)
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