Tennis star Maria Sharapova sped through her semifinal match at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2014. It took the title holder from Russia just 59 minutes to clinch a place in her third final in succession at the world class Stuttgart tournament by beating Sara Errani (Italy) on Saturday.

Maria Sharapova and Mark Webber: Joyride in the 918 Spyder

And speed also played a part in her second appointment of the day as Mark Webber, the former Formula 1 star and new Porsche works driver, took the tennis diva out for a joyride around the surrounding Stuttgart area in Porsche’s super sports car, the 918 Spyder. At the invitation of Matthias Müller, Chairman of Porsche AG, the sports-loving Australian visited the WTA tournament in the Porsche Arena where he watched Maria Sharapova’s victory live from the side of Centre Court.

Mark Webber, Maria Sharapova and the Porsche 918 Spyder

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