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Maria Sharapova dons white dress for book tour in NYC

Her book Unstoppable: My Life So Far hit shelves on Tuesday.

And hours later, Maria Sharapova slipped on a white dress to kick off her whirlwind promotional tour in NYC.

The 30-year-old tennis player told Good Morning America that it was her ‘dream’ to return to the sport after a 15-month doping suspension.

Turning heads: Maria Sharapova kicked off a whirlwind promotional tour in NYC for her memoir Unstoppable: My Life So Far while rocking a puffy sleeved white dress

Maria said during her appearance on the show that ‘It’s time to move on.’

Her first tournament since she completed her suspension was the US Open, which took place just a few weeks ago.

Maria, who entered it as a Wild Card, lost to Anastasija Sevastova in the fourth round after defeating Simona Halep. 

The statuesque athlete sported a high-neck dress with a bodice style waist and voluminous sleeves.

Getting candid: The 30-year-old tennis player told Good Morning America that it was her 'dream' to return to the sport after a 15-month doping suspension

Getting candid: The 30-year-old tennis player told Good Morning America that it was her ‘dream’ to return to the sport after a 15-month doping suspension

Keeping it chic: The statuesque athlete sported a high-neck dress with a bodice style waist and voluminous sleeves

Keeping it chic: The statuesque athlete sported a high-neck dress with a bodice style waist and voluminous sleeves

Maria paired the knee-length frock with black and tan lace up heels, adding chunky earrings.

The blonde styled her locks with a slight wave, opting for a swipe of lip gloss with minimal eye makeup.

She worked on her first foray into writing – Unstoppable: My Life So Far – during her 15-month suspension.

Beaming: Maria paired the knee-length frock with black and tan lace up heels, adding earrings

Beaming: Maria paired the knee-length frock with black and tan lace up heels, adding earrings

During her sit down interview with Good Morning America host Michael Strahan, Maria said the US Open was ‘an incredible moment for me where I just, I knew what I went through.’

Adding: ‘I just knew all the ups and downs that I had face in the last couple of years.

She said that getting back to the tennis court was her ‘wish’ and she ‘made that happen.’

Her suspension occurred after her urine sample from the Australian Open in 2016 had meldonium in it.

Real talk: Maria said during her appearance on the show that 'It's time to move on'

Real talk: Maria said during her appearance on the show that ‘It’s time to move on’

The drug, which increases oxygen and blood flow, was banned on January 1, 2016 by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

She said she took it for medical reasons, because of her family history of diabetes and heart issues.

When asked how she didn’t know it was banned, she said on the ABC show: ‘It’s a question that I was asking for quite some time but once you get past that, you know, it’s time to move on.’ 

Honesty: During her sit down interview with Good Morning America host Michael Strahan, Maria said the US Open was 'an incredible moment for me where I just, I knew what I went through'

Honesty: During her sit down interview with Good Morning America host Michael Strahan, Maria said the US Open was ‘an incredible moment for me where I just, I knew what I went through’

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