Maria Sharapova is a Russian former professional tennis player and also she won five Grand Slam titles. She was one of top tennis players in the early 21st century. Basically she was a winner and she can do anything to get her goals in both personal and professional life. She is one of the most famous women athletes among the world and she was famously known as the face of women tennis. Her biggest strength was her height and her power to win the opponents. She was nicknamed as a “Screaming Cinderella” because of her grunting habit while playing in the court.
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Russian Former Professional Tennis Player Maria Sharapova Profile:
|Full Name||Maria Yuryevna Sharapova|
|Nick Name||The Siberian Siren|
|Date Of Birth||19 April 1987|
|Birth Place||Nyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union|
|Religion||Eastern Orthodox Christian|
Maria Sharapova Physical Statistics:
Maria Sharapova Family & Relationships :
|Father Name||Yuri Sharapov|
|Mother Name||Yelena Sharapova|
|Boyfriend Name||Alexander Gilkes|
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Biography Of Maria Sharapova :
Maria Sharapova Childhood : Maria is the daughter of Yuri Sharapov and Yelena, she and her father shifted to US from Russia. Her mother stayed at Russia for 2 years they rarely spoke in phone, but her love for tennis gave her the strength to face everything. Her father had a great interest on tennis and he used to play with her often. He took Maria to the Nick Bollettieri tennis Academy when she was very small at the age of 9. She made an agreement with Nike in the age of 11. Her father played a very important role in her career and still now he supports her and motivates in all her matches.
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Early Life Of Maria Sharapova :
In 2001 she turned pro at the age of 14 and in 2003 she won her first title in Women’s Tennis Association. In 2004 she won her first Grand Slam title by defeating the American star player Serena Williams at Wimbledon. Next year she was ranked number 1 for the first time in her career and reached the semifinals of Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Then she won her third Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
2012 was an amazing year for her she won the French Open and become the seventh female player in the Open era to complete a career grand slam. Same year she won the Silver Medal at the London Olympics. After recovering from serious injuries she returned to the field at 2014. She won the French Open and grabs her Fifth Grand Slam title. She was suspended for 15 months due to the intake of Anti-doping medicines in 2016 and in 2020 she announces her retirement from Tennis.
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Awards Of Maria Sharapova:
- Rising Star Award.
- WTA Newcomer of the year
- WTA Player of the year
- Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Athlete
Records Of Maria Sharapova :
- She was the youngest player to reach the finals of Australian Open junior in 2002.
- In 2005 and 2008 she was the most searched athlete in yahoo.
- In 2007 she become the ambassador of the UN Goodwill.
- In 2010 she launched the “Nike Maria Sharapova Collection”.
- In 2012 she won the silver medal at London Olympics
- She also started candy supplies in the name of “Sugarpova”.
- She also have her own brand of perfumes
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Maria Sharapova on Social Media:
- INSTAGRAM : @mariasharapova
- TWITTER : @MariaSharapova
- FACEBOOK : @sharapova
Maria Sharapova Hobbies and Favourites :
- Hobbies : Singing, Dancing, Watching Movies and Modeling
- Favourite Food : Russian and Thai Cuisiness
- Favourite Singer : Madonna, Adele
- Favourite Film : Titanic