(January 16, 2013) A look at some the questions and answers from day three of the 2013 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.
Q. You obviously have a pretty big candy business now, but you’re also making a lot of bagels.
MARIA SHARAPOVA: I didn’t offer candy today (laughter). Trying to make a good question?
I was just really trying to be focused. You know, I didn’t know too much about my opponent; just knew she was a few inches shorter than I was.
But it’s always tough, especially when you’re up a set and a couple of breaks to keep that momentum. You know, I really forced myself to concentrate and just get the job done today.
Q. Have you enjoyed your first 48 hours on Twitter?
MARIA SHARAPOVA: I’m a rookie. There are a lot of things I’m still learning about. I’m just starting to follow things and people. Now I’m learning how to, is it hashtag things, right? That was a new one for me.
But it’s interesting. I mean, I won’t be doing it like e