The five time grand slam winner Maria Sharapova is set to be reinstated as UN ambassador after the ban by International Tennis Federation tribunal ends on April 2017.
Sharapova as UN ambassador
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) appointed Maria Sharapova as a goodwill ambassador in 2007. Her major responsibilities were in the field of poverty and inequality eradication. She continued to serve until this year when she publicly admitted to doping. Sharapova has always been associated with lot of goodwill activities. Even after her ban, within a couple of weeks she appeared in an Aids charity event in Las Vegas.