Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who is ranked world No. 3 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).

Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who is ranked world No. 3 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Sharapova became the world No. 1 for the first time on August 22, 2005, at the age of 18, and last held the ranking for the fifth time for four weeks from June 11, 2012, to July 8, 2012.

Famous For

  • A Russian professional tennis player.
  • Become a world no. 1 tennis player.

Gossip and Rumors

She always has maintained a decent and admirable image in her entire career without attracting any rumors and controversy. Instead of attracting unwanted attention, she has worked day and night to achieve her dream and make every believe that she has no interest in becoming a controversial figure.

Early Life of Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova was born as Maria Yuryevna Sharapova in the Nyagan town of Russia and grew up in the same place. Her His nationality is American and ethnicity is Russian. Her birth sign is Aries.

Her parents, Yuri and Yelena, moved to the USA in 1994. The reason for moving to the USA was to avoid poverty. However, not much is there regarding her earlier days and childhood. Much of the attention and fame she earned over the years is entirely focused towards her work and talent. She currently lives in Manhattan Beach, California, U.S

About her education and qualifications, she attended IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, United States.

Career of Maria Sharapova

In her early career, as a junior, she enrolled at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. She competed as professional in 2001. Eventually, she debuted at the Australian Open and French Open in the year of 2003. However, she could make it past the first round of both the events. However, due to her exceptional and jaw-dropping performance, she claimed her first Grand Slam event at Wimbledon in 2004 when she was just 17.

In 2005, she competed in the Australian Open till semifinals. Similarly, she couldn’t make it past quarterfinals at French Open. In the next year, she earned her second Grand Slam event the U.S. Open by defeating Serena Williams. Astoundingly, she kept on winning in major events such as Australian Open, in 2008 and the French Open in 2012.

Later in 2013, the injury she inflicted in 2008 revived affecting her performance. She had to withdraw from US Open and couldn’t win French Open after reaching the finals. Fortunately, her injury didn’t hold her long as she claimed her second French Open title by defeating Simona Halep in 2014. Moreover, in 2015, she won Italian open, became runner-up in Australian Open and lost in the semifinals in Wimbledon.

Furthermore, she defeated Timea Bacsinszky in straight sets which were also her 800th career singles match in 2019.

Awards and Achievements of Maria Sharapova

She has to her credit 5 Grand Slam Titles – One at Wimbledon, US Open and Australian Open and two at French Open along with 35 singles titles.

Maria Sharapova was appointed the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the UNDP specifically for the Chernobyl recovery projects in 2007.

As of 2015, Maria Sharapova is ranked No.3 by the Women’s Tennis Association.

Maria Sharapova was the first torchbearer in the lighting ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Russia in 2014.

Net Worth and Social Engagement of Maria Sharapova

Being a world no.1 tennis player, she earns huge money from her career. However, her estimated net worth said to be $ 196 million and her salary was not disclosed yet publicly.

Additionally, She is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 14 million followers on Facebook, 3 million followers on Instagram and 8.42 million followers on Twitter.

Personal Life of Maria Sharapova

Talking about her personal life, she was in a romantic relationship with Adam Levine dating back to 2005 which ended in the same year.

Later on, she dated Andy Roddick for 2 years from 2005 to 2006. After the breakup, she was in a romantic relationship with Charlie Ebersol. However, the pair didn’t last long and their relationship was very short lived.

After that, she met Sasha Vujacic and fell in love with him. This time she stayed for a very long time of 3 years from 2009 to 2012. It was her longest relationship till date.

Recently, she was romantically involved with Grigor Dimitrov in 2013 following the breakup. This time too, the pair separated in 2015. Since then, there is no information regarding her personal life. Her current relationship status is single.

Body Measurements of Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova has an athletic body structure with a decent height of 6 feet 2 inches and a weight of 59 kg matching her body. Precisely, her body measurement is 36-26-36 inches and bra size is 32B. Her dress size 4 US and her shoe size 11 US. She has a blonde hair color and green eye color.

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