Maria Sharapova

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maria sharapova

NameMaria Sharapova
Full NameMaria Yuryevna Sharapova
NicknameSiberian Siren
Screaming Cinderella
Sibirskaya Sirena
ProfessionFormer Tennis Player
Years Active2001-2020
Date of BirthApril 19, 1987
Age (In 2024)37 Years 1 Month(s) 29 Days
Birth PlaceNyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
ResidenceBradenton, Florida, U.S.
ReligionEastern Orthodox Christian
Mother TongueRussian
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 186 cm
in meters- 1.86 m
in Feet Inches- 6ft 1¼in
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorBlonde
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusUnmarried
Boyfriend(s)/Affair(s)Alexander Gilkes (2018-Present)
maria sharapova with alexander gilkes
Grigor Dimitrov (2012-2015)
maria sharapova with grigor dimitrov
Sasha Vujačić (2009-2012)
maria sharapova with sasha vujacic
FatherYuri Sharapova
maria sharapova with her father yuri sharapova
MotherYelena Sharapova
maria sharapova with her mother yelena sharapova
Education Details
SchoolKeystone National High School, Pennsylvania
CollegeNot Attended
Educational QualificationSchool Dropout
Career Information
Turned proApril 19, 2001
RetiredFebruary 26, 2020
Prize moneyUS$ 38,777,962
Career titles (Singles)36
W/L (Singles)645–171
Career High Ranking (Singles)1 (August 22, 2005)
Career titles (Doubles)3
W/L (Doubles)23–17
Career High Ranking (Doubles)41 (June 14, 2004)
Grand Slam titles (Singles)Australian Open (2008)
French Open (2012, 2014)
Wimbledon (2004)
US Open (2006)
Coach/MentorSven Groenveld
MoviesOcean's 8 (Cameo, 2018)
TV SeriesShark Tank (Guest Shark, 2020)
The Morning Show (1 Episode, 2019)
Billions (2 Episodes, 2018, 2020)
Maria Sharapova: The Point (Documentary, 2017)
Chelsea (1 Episode, 2016)
Parlux Fragrances
TAG Heuer
Honda Japan
Land Rover
Sony Ericsson
Order For Merit to the Fatherland (2012, 2016)
Russian Cup Female Tennis Player of the Year (2005, 2006, 2012)
ESPY Best Female Tennis Player (2005, 2007, 2008, 2012)
WTA Player of the Year (2004)
WTA Newcomer of the Year (2003)
Russian Cup Newcomer of the Year (2003)
Contact/Social Media Details (8.4m followers) (15m followers) (4.2m followers)
Other Details
AutobiographyUnstoppable: My Life So Far (2017)
Favorite FoodRussian and Thai cuisine
HobbiesFashion, singing, dancing and movies
Net Worth (Approx)$195 million
Native name (Russian)Мари́я Ю́рьевна Шара́пова
Alternate NamesMariya Yurevna Sharapova
Signaturemaria sharapova signature
Childhood Picturemaria sharapova childhood picture
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a former world No. 1 tennis player who played tennis on the WTA Tour from 2001 to 2020. Sharapova is one of the ten women and the only russian to achieve the career Grand Slam. She has won 5 grand slam titles - Australian Open (2008), French Open (2012, 2014), Wimbledon (2004) & US Open (2006).
In August 2005, she became world No. 1 in the WTA rankings. She was the first Russian player to become the best tennis player in the world.
She was ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA for 21 weeks.
Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987 in Nyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union to Yuri Sharapova and Yelena Sharapova. Her parents fled their home in Gomel, Belarus following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident as they were concerned about the regional effects of the 1986 nuclear accident.
Maria started hitting tennis balls when she was 4 years old. Her father, Yuri was the friend of Aleksandr Kafelnikov (Yevgeny Kafelnikov's father). Aleksandr gave Martina her first tennis racquet in 1991 and she started practicing regularly with her father at a local park.
She moved to the USA with her father in 1994 but her mother Yelena could not join them until two years later due to visa restrictions and finances. When Maria and her fatther moved to the US, they couldn't speak english and had only $700 in pocket.
She began training at Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy located in Bradenton, Florida, USA at the age of nine.
Although she is a United States resident since 1994, Sharapova still prefers Russian citizenship.
She has been a United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador since February 2007.
In June 2011, she was named one of the "30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present and Future" by Time Magazine.
Maria Sharapova won silver in women's singles at the 2012 London Olympics.
In 2016, Sharapova was tested positive for meldonium, a substance that had been banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). As a resut WTA suspended Maria from playing tennis for two years.
On September 12, 2017 Sharapova's autobiography, "Unstoppable. My Life So Far" was published by Sarah Crichton Books.
Sharapova has a habit of grunting while hitting the ball and her loudest grunt was measured at 101.2 decibels during a match at Wimbledon in 2005.
She is a very close friends with fellow tennis player Maria Kirilenko.
She wears size 10 shoes.
Maria has her own successful candy line called "Sugarpova" and has her own brand of perfume as well.
Sharapova once said that she didn't know who is Sachin Tendulkar. She was criticized heavily for her statement by indian people.
She was in a relationship with Slovenian professional basketball player Sasha Vujačić from 2009-2012. They got engaged in 2011 but called it off later.
After that she started dating bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov between 2012-2015.
Since 2018, Sharapova has been in a relationship with British businessman Alexander Gilkes.
Maria Sharapova does not have any siblings and she is the only child of her parents

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