Maria Sharapova

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Full Name Maria Sharapova
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name Siberian Siren
Gender Female
Famous As Tennis Player
Birth Date April 19th, 1987
Birth Place Nyagan, Russian SFSR

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Maria Yuryevna Sharapova famed as Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player who is ranked world No. 3 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). She became the world No. 1 for the first time on 22nd August 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. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA on five separate occasions, for a total of 21 weeks. She is one of ten women, and the only Russian, to hold the career Grand Slam. She is also an Olympic medalist, having won silver in women's singles at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She is a very talented tennis player. 

Maria Sharapova has been taken down with one 'savage' billboard

Aussie icon Vegemite has stumbled into the murky territory of actively sledding Maria Sharapova in the wake of her controversial exit from the Australian Open. Jumping on as an official tournament sponsor as well as a personal sponsor of Aussie star Ash Barty, Vegemite has gone all out with its advertising campaigns around Melbourne Park since the start of the year's first grand slam. As well signage around Melbourne Park and its branding with Barty's cheer squad, Vegemite's marketing campaign has also included billboards around Melbourne.

Maria Sharapova Heats Social Media Up With SOS–Post From Chilly Russia

The Russian tennis star, who’s lived in the US since she was a child, returned to her homeland to play at an international tournament in Saint Petersburg. She might have received a warm reception from her fans in Russia, but the weather there was less than welcoming with temperatures sinking to minus 15 degrees Celsius.

Why is Maria Sharapova Famous For?

Maria Sharapova is famous for being a Russian professional tennis player and for Becoming a world no. 1 tennis player.

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova was born on  19th April 1987 with the birth name of Maria Yuryevna Sharapova in the Nyagan town of Russia. She grew up in the same place. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Russian. Her birth sign is Aries. Her father name is Uri Sharapova and her mother name is Yelena. Her parents moved to the USA in 1994 to avoid poverty. Her religion is Christian. Talking about her siblings, she has no siblings. She is the only child of her parents. Her other early life background will be updated soon. 

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

At present, she lives in Manhattan Beach, California, U.S.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Maria Sharapova very beautiful tennis player. Her body build is athletic. She has a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches. Her balanced weight is of 59 Kg. Her body measurement is 36-26-36 inches and her 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. Her other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Maria Began Her Career?

  • Maria began her career by enrolling at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. 
  • In the year 2001, she competed as a professional. 
  • She debuted her career as a tennis player at the Australian Open and French Open in the year 2003. 
  • At the Australian Open and French Open, she could make it past the first round of both the events.
  • Due to her exceptional and jaw-dropping performance, she claimed her first Grand Slam event at Wimbledon in the year 2004 at the age of 17.
  • In the year 2005, she competed in the Australian Open till semifinals. 
  • In the same way, she couldn’t make it past quarterfinals at French Open. 
  • In the year 2006, she earned her second Grand Slam event the U.S. Open by defeating Serena Williams.
  • After that, she kept on winning in major events such as Australian Open, in 2008 and the French Open in the year 2012.
  • In the year 2013, the injury she inflicted in 2008 revived affecting her performance. 
  • Due to her injury, she had to withdraw from the US Open and couldn’t win the 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 the year 2014. 
  • In the year 2015, she won Italian open, became runner-up in Australian Open and lost in the semifinals in Wimbledon.
  • She began her 2019 season at the Shenzhen Open.
  • She defeated Timea Bacsinszky in straight sets which were also her 800th career singles match in 2019.
  • Her run ended with a three-set loss to Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round.

Awards and Achievements of Maria Sharapova

Talking about her awards and Achievements:

She is the credit of 5 Grand Slam Titles; One at Wimbledon, US Open and Australian Open and two at French Open along with 35 singles titles.

She was also appointed the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for the UNDP specifically for the Chernobyl recovery projects in the year 2007.

She was the first torchbearer in the lighting ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Russia in the year 2014.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Maria is not married yet and she is still to get married. She is believed to be single as of today. She is very happy with her single relationship status. Presently, she is focusing on her career rather than being in a relationship. Her sexual orientation is straight and she does not have any kids. 

Previously, she was in a relationship with Adam Levine in the year 2005 and also split in the same year. Adam Levine is a famous singer. Then, she dated Andy Roddick from 2005 to 2006. Later on, she dated Charlie Ebersol and split up after few time. After that, she met Sasha Vujacic and dated from 2009 to 2012. She was romantically involved with Grigor Dimitrov in the year 2013 following the breakup. This time too, the pair separated in 2015. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of this famous tennis player, Maria Sharapova is said to be $ 196 million as of 2019 and her salary was not disclosed yet publicly. She is earning a considerable amount of salary from her work. Her major source of income is from her tennis playing career.

Social Media Platform

Maria is very active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 10 Million followers on Facebook, more than 10 Million followers on Instagram and more than 8 Million followers on Twitter. She is gaining a lot of people's attention from social media as well.