Maria Sharapova Displays Sense of Humor After Tennis Tournament Elimination

PHOTO: Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot during her match against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland on day four of 2014 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open at Optics Valley International Tennis Center on Sept. 24, 2014 in Wuhan, China. Zhong Zhi/Getty Images
Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot during her match against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland on day four of 2014 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open at Optics Valley International Tennis Center on Sept. 24, 2014 in Wuhan, China.

Hours after being eliminated from a tennis tournament, Russian star Maria Sharapova still managed to have a sense of humor during her plane ride.

This morning, Sharapova turned the tables on a tennis fan, tweeting a photo of him reading a Chinese newspaper with a giant photo of the 27-year old.

Sharapova had been eliminated by Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky on Wednesday from the Wuhan Open in China.

She tweeted, "Hey buddy, I'm right behind you... :)"

PHOTO: Maria Sharapova shared this image on her Twitter account on Sept. 25, 2014 with the text, Hey buddy, Im right behind you... :) @MariaSharapova/Twitter
Maria Sharapova shared this image on her Twitter account on Sept. 25, 2014 with the text, "Hey buddy, I'm right behind you... :)"