Can you imagine a moment this special?!
Maria Sharapova hit her very first ball at a tennis court right there in Sochi, and she talked about it with Matt Lauer (below)! In fact, the town even painted a very special mural for the hometown girl!
And even if you’re not a Sharapova fan, Lauer’s ‘No-Shave Sochi’ beard is worth watching too! Ha!
The fifth highest ranked women's tennis player in the world also got to