Melbourne: Maria Sharapova on Wednesday admitted she was flattered after attracting tens of thousands of Twitter followers in just two days, but warned she would keep her tweets to a minimum.
The photogenic world number two, who is also promoting a new range of sweets, already has 61,000 followers since sending her first tweet on Monday: "Your ultimate sugarmama has arrived." She has only sent one since.
"It's flattering," Sharapova said at the Australian Open, after reaching the third round. "It just shows you the power of social media, how everyone is just online these days with devices.