The sport of professional tennis features some the most beautiful athletes in the world. From Anna Kournikova to Caroline Wozniacki the list of gorgeous tennis players is an extensive one indeed. However, there are two pros who are widely considered the hottest ladies on the court in 2017. Those two are none other than Eugenie "Genie" Bouchard and Maria Sharapova.
Genie Bouchard was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is 5-foot-10 and just 23 years of age. Her stunning good looks have helped her gain mainstream notoriety as well as numerous endorsement deals. The vivacious blonde has a rabid fan base and many admirers throughout the globe.
Maria Sharapova is originally from Nyagan, Russia SFSR, which was part of the former Soviet Union. At 6-foot-2, Sharapova is a tall woman even by pro tennis standards. Sharapova recently celebrated her 3oth birthday in April of 2017. She is one of the most accomplished tennis players of her era and has been ranked number 1 in the world on numerous occasions.
When you compare the two women's tennis careers, the elder Sharapova clearly has the edge at this point in their respective careers. That being said, if you are trying to figure out which star is better-looking, the question becomes far more difficult.
With that in mind, here are 15 photos that will try and help us determine who is hotter: Eugenie Bouchard or Maria Sharapova.
15 Eugenie Bouchard: Hot Swimsuit Shot
Eugenie Bouchard proves once again why many fans consider here one of the hottest women in tennis with this breathtaking bikini shot. The image highlights the 5-foot-10 tennis stars long legs and flowing blonde hair. Despite being constantly photographed, you will be hard-pressed to find a bad picture of Bouchard. There are certainly more than a few folks out there who wouldn't mind taking a stroll on the beach with the lovely Genie Bouchard.
Fun Fact: When Bouchard reached the championship round at Wimbledon, back in 2014, she became the first Canadian female representative to reach the finals of a Grand Slam singles tournament. Unfortunately, she would wind up losing in the final round to Petra Kvitova. Despite not winning it all at Wimbledon, simply making it to the finals was a great moment in Canadian sports history.
14 Maria Sharapova: Beachside Beauty
Maria Sharapova shows how easy she can transition from tennis star to pin up girl in this stunning image. Sharapova looks as good as any bikini model in the world, sporting her heart themed swimsuit. Even when the Russian bombshell is posing for a modeling shoot, you can still see the focused look of determination in her eyes that makes her such a fierce competitor on the court.
Fun Fact: Maria Sharapova recently made her comeback following a lengthy suspension due to a failed drug test. She returned on April 26, 2017, at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. Sharapova made it to the semifinals where she was defeated by Kristina Mladenovic. However, she was able to defeat Roberta Vinci, Ekaterina Markova, and Anett Kontaveit on her way to the semifinals.
13 Eugenie Bouchard: Yoga Genie
Athleisure wear is a trend that has taken the fashion world by storm in recent years. Yoga pants are a key component to the style that has come to be known as "athleisure." As you can see from this image, Eugenie Bouchard is more than doing her part to make sure the yoga pants fad doesn't go anywhere anytime soon. These form flattering pants certainly do their part to help highlight Genie's toned lower body.
Fun Fact: Don't be fooled by Eugenie Bouchard's good looks, the Canadian is much more than just a pretty face. Bouchard is a serious contender in the world of pro tennis who has been ranked as high as number 5 in the world as a singles competitor back in October of 2014.
12 Maria Sharapova: Maria SharaYOGA
It might not be a stretch to say that no one can rock a pair of yoga pants quite like Russian tennis sensation Maria Sharapova. This starlet proves that the athleisure wear movement is alive and well. Besides highlighting the obvious, this photo also illustrates the 6-foot-2 stars extraordinarily long legs. It's easy to see how she is able to cover so much of the court with legs of this length.
Fun Fact: It was actually tennis legend Martina Navratilova who recommended that Sharapova should receive professional training. Navratilova first met Maria Sharapova at a tennis clinic when the latter was only 6 years old. The Russian future star would go on to attend the Academy in Florida. The school had previously produced tennis legends like Monica Seles and Andre Agassi.
11 Eugenie Bouchard: Skyline
It must be nice to sit in a hot tub with an amazing view of the skyline in the background. This image serves to remind us that the life is good for the 23-year-old tennis star. The photo highlights the young Eugenie Bouchard's signature smile that has captivated millions of die-hard fans across the globe. There may be some reader whose attention is drawn to the young Canadians curves.
Fun Fact: Genie Bouchard's ability to gain endorsement deals help her afford the lifestyle that allows for photos like this one. She has lucrative deals with companies like Coca-Cola, Aviva Canada, and even apparel company Nike. It's fair to say Bouchard knows how to get the attention of some big name sponsors.
10 Maria Sharapova: Action Shot
This photo demonstrates over 6 feet of flawless physique. Maria Sharapova is looking particularly toned in her sporty red dress. The Russian certainly doesn't need a bikini to prove that she's a 10. This particular angle helps to highlight the Olympian's curves and also shows the tennis star's excellent form after what appears to be a powerful swing. Don't we all wish we looked this good in our work outfits?
Fun Fact: Maria Sharapova's breakout performance came in 2004 when she won the French Open. She defeated tennis legend Lindsay Davenport and eventual rival Serena Williams to secure her first ever Grand Slam title. Sharapova would eventually go on to win the Career Grand Slam by capturing all four major tennis championships, becoming the first Russian to do so.
9 Eugenie Bouchard: Double Trouble
There is likely no shortage of women who would love to look like Eugenie Bouchard. However, there is one woman who looks very much like Genie; her twin sister Beatrice Bouchard. Technically, Beatrice is Genie's older sister having been born nearly six minutes earlier than her younger sibling. As you can see from the photo, Beatrice is every bit as a gorgeous as Eugenie. In fact, a "Who's Hotter" article about the two sisters would certainly be a compelling read.
Fun Fact: Besides her twin sister Beatrice, Genie also has two other siblings. She has a younger sister Charlotte, who is also a beautiful woman in her own right. Moreover, the Canadian hottie has a younger brother named William who was born in 1999.
8 Maria Sharapova: Black Dress
A tall gorgeous blonde walking down the street in a dress like this would garner a ton of attention, regardless of celebrity status. However, when you're a tall gorgeous blonde who also happens to be an international tennis star, you can expect to attract more than your fair share of paparazzi. Maria Sharapova looks ready for the runway in this ultra glamorous black dress.
Fun Fact: Besides being a successful tennis player, Maria Sharapova is also a successful entrepreneur. She has her own candy line known as Sugarpova. The website states "Sugarpova is a premium candy line that reflects the fun, fashionable, sweet side of international tennis sensation Maria Sharapova." A portion of the company's profit goes to her charity known as the Maria Sharapova Foundation.
7 Eugenie Bouchard: Blue Dress
With a sexy blue dress like this one, Eugenie Bouchard is sure to turn heads at any celebrity event she attends. When you factor in the additional height provided by the high heels the Canadian likely stands at well over 6 feet tall in this photo. The heels help to further draw attention to Bouchard's well-toned legs. Much Like Maria Sharapova, Genie also looks like she would be more than ready for a runway appearance.
Fun Fact: During the most recent Super Bowl between the Falcons and the Patriots, Bouchard made a Twitter bet with a fan regarding the outcome. Bouchard ended up losing the bet when the Patriots came back to defeat the Atlanta Falcons. As a result, she honored the bet and agreed to go on a date with a Twitter follower named John Goehrke.
6 Maria Sharapova: Eiffel Tower
Maria Sharapova looks so amazing in this outfit that no one seems to care that there's a world famous monument right behind them. The tennis goddess towers over the masses in her fashionable heels. The short skirt, which leaves little to the imagination, will no doubt have Sharapova on high alert for any potentially heavy wind gusts.
Fun Fact: It will probably come as little surprise to find out that Maria Sharapova has had her fair share of celebrity boyfriends. She has dated NBA player Sasha Vujacic as well as tennis star Grigor Dimitrov. The Russian even went out with Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine back in 2005. However, Sharapova has never been married and does not appear to be presently dating anyone.
5 Eugenie Bouchard: Bowser
Eugenie Bouchard is so darn hot she can even make Bowser from the Super Mario Brothers video games look good. Bouchard has had some less-than-flattering Halloween costume choices over the years. However, she looks pretty good portraying the leader of the Koopa people and the arch enemy of Super Mario, which is both impressive and somewhat weird. There is certainly no shortage of tennis fans who would love to have Genie Bouchard at their Halloween party.
Fun Fact: Genie Bouchard started playing tennis when she was just 5-years-old. She trained in Canada until she was 12 before moving to Florida with her mother. In Florida Bouchard began working with Coach Nick Saviano who she trained with up until 2014. Her career has taken a bit of downturn since the two parted ways.
4 Maria Sharapova: Jump For Joy
It is extremely difficult, if not impossible to get tired of seeing Maria Sharapova bikini pictures. Besides showing off the tennis stars impressive vertical leap, the image also emphasizes her signature long legs. It's hard to tell if Sharapova is enjoying frolicking on the beach or just excited to tell someone what time it is. Whatever the case may be, there is no denying that Sharapova has a bikini bod that most women would kill for.
Fun Fact: Maria Sharapova actually competed in the 2012 Olympics in England. In fact, she even won a silver medal for the Russian team. She fell just short of winning the gold when she was defeated by Serena Willaims in the final round of singles play.
3 Eugenie Bouchard: Lasers
Nike would have been hard-pressed to find a better person to model their 'Zoned Sculpted Tights' than Eugenie Bouchard. Bouchard even went on Instagram to let people know that these pants make one's rear end look hot, though she used emojis to illustrate the point. However, after seeing this image, folks may have been able to figure that out on their own. Bouchard continues to make a strong case that she is the hottest female in all of pro tennis.
Fun Fact: Genie Bouchard has dabbled in modeling and has even been featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And if you would like to see more of Genie, check out; 8 Pictures Eugenie Bouchard Wants You To See And 7 She Doesn't. You will be glad you did.
2 Maria Sharapova: Holding The Fence
This image shows Sharapova sporting some see-through Nike gear. While she may be leaning on a fence in this particular image, there aren't many people who are "on the fence" when it comes to discussing the Russian star's beauty. She appears to be leaving some sort of fenced enclosure and has a very intense, somewhat seductive expression.
Fun Fact: Maria Sharapova has been featured in countless magazines including Maxim, FHM, and even the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In fact, FHM even named her the seventh most eligible bachelorette back in 2007. If you would like to see more of Sharapova take a look at; 8 Pictures Maria Sharapova Wants You To See And 7 She Doesn’t. It features a nice summary of the Olympian's career.
1 Side By Side
When trying to determine which tennis star is hotter, a side by side photo of Maria Sharapova and Genie Bouchard could help settle the debate. That being said, having to choose between these two ladies is a difficult choice indeed. Both girls are tall blonde and could easily be considered 10's. In truth, most men would kill for a date with either one of them.
Fun Fact: Eugene Bouchard and Maria Sharapova have faced each other in singles competition on four separate occasions. Their most recent contest was at the 2015 Australian Open. Sharapova has defeated Bouchard every time the two have faced off. However, the Canadian is still young and may yet have a chance to even the score at some point down the road.