BEIJING, China – What’s a Maria Sharapova news conference lately without some questions about candy and grunting?
Sharapova launched her own candy line before the US Open called “Sugarpova.”
After defeating Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-2 on Wednesday at the China Open, the Russian was asked about being in business with her agent Max Eisenbud.
Q. Can you talk about how fun it is to be in business with your agent Max, which is actually sitting over there?
MARIA SHARAPOVA: How fun it is?
MARIA SHARAPOVA: Oh, goodness. It’s fun. It’s also stressful sometimes. I get mad at him a lot of times. He gets mad at me. It’s a good thing we don’t see each other too often, just the right amount of time. It’s like the perfect relationship. (Laughter.)
But, yeah, we have worked together for many years, and, you know, we kind of know what to expect from each other. We both work really hard at what we do. You know, it’s been a fun partnership.
Q. If you want to give a brief int...