Even for someone who has accomplished so much at a young age, the past week experienced by 11-year-old Maria Shishkina would rival any athlete's for excitement and success.
Earlier this week, the most recent ESPN The Magazine hit the newsstands, featuring a story on Maria.
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Shishkina then traveled to Daytona Beach for the USTA Florida Junior State Closed Singles Sectional and dominated the U-14 division to earn the U-14 girls' title! As the No. 1 seed, Shishkina never dropped a set before defeating Julia O'Loughlin 6-4, 6-2 in the final.