By Kellie Chudzinski For Dailymail.com
Published: 07:21 BST, 12 July 2019 | Updated: 08:27 BST, 12 July 2019
She just put on a strong display at Wimbledon but a wrist injury retired her from the tournament in the first round.
Maria Sharapova found a good way to recover as she set off for a Mediterranean vacation on the coast of Italy.
The tennis star 32, was seen lounging sea side in a red string bikini on Wednesday.
The Russian native kept her clothing to a minimum as she laid on the rocky beach on just a white towel.
Her red bikini featured a bandeau style top and two spaghetti straps, as well as low-rise bottoms.
She had just dipped in the sea as her hair was still dripping wet and she was sun ready in large square shades.
Let me take a dip: She wasn't afraid to take the plunge as she dove