Maria Sharapova has just won the 2012 French Open! So what, you say? Well, how about that she just completed a “career Grand Slam”. What’s that, you say? She’s only the 10th player ever to complete one, some others being Billie Jean King, Chris Evert Lloyd, Martina Navratilova and Serena Williams. THAT folks, is elite of the elite. Grand Slam breakfast…? OMG… A career Grand Slam is when you win all four of the world’s most important Major tennis tournaments:  Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. It’s very hard to do; only seven men have ever done it.

Maria Sharapova of Russia poses near the Eiffel Tower after winning her women’s final against Sara Errani of Italy at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 9, 2012.

Photo credit: REUTERS – Gonzalo Fuentes

Maria Sharapova of Russia receives a ball before serving in the women’s singles final against Sara Errani of Italy at the French Open on June 9, 2012 in Paris, France

Photo credit: Getty Images – Mike Hewitt

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