Maria Sharapova, born in Nyagan, Russia, is one of the highest-paid female athletes to date with her earnings touching the figure of $135 million. She is a Russian lawn tennis star who has been four times Grand Slam Singles Champion and is presently ranked at number 16. To initiate her professional tennis career, she shifted to the United States along with her father at the age of 7 and won her first Grand Slam the Wimbledon in 2004. In 2006 she won the US Open, then Australian Open in 2008 and French Open 2014. Maria has been the face of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, the most searched athlete on the internet in 2005 and 2008 as declared by Yahoo. She has been endorsing Nike and Head and is also the brand ambassador of the UN Development Project. As per stats till August 2013, she has 30 career titles in her pocket amounting to $27 million as prize money for the same. Her career has taken a low again and again due to her chronic shoulder injury which has been operated as well, but still she has been ranked World Number 1 not once or twice but four times.
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Her Body Measurements & Other Info:
Her full name – Maria Yuryevna Sharapova
ZODIAC SIGN: Aries
Maria Sharapova Height in centimeter (cm) – 188 cm (barefoot without heels)
Height in Inch – 74 inches
Height in feet – 6.15 foot, 6 feet 1.5 inches
Height in Meters – 1.88 m
Height (with Heels/Shoes)– 6’2″ – 6’3″ inch
Maria Sharapova Figure Size– 34 (bust/breast size) – 24 (waist size) -35 (butt/hips)
Maria Sharapova Weight in 2020 – 59 kg or 130 pounds/lbs
Maria Sharapova Bra Size – 32B (Cup Size – B)
Maria Sharapova Net Worth – 195$ million
Birthday Date – April 19th, 1987, Nyagan, Siberia, Russia
Maria Sharapova Age in 2020 – 33 years
Eye Color & Body Shape – Greenish, Banana
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Maria Sharapova Controversies, Boyfriends, and Relationships:
- Adam Levine (2005)
- Andy Roddick (2005 – 2006)
- Charlie Ebersol (2008)
- Sasha Vujacic (2009 – 2012)
- Grigor Dimitrov (2013 – 2015)
Maria has been residing in the United States only since she shifted there with her father when she was seven. She had been going out with and got engaged to Sasha Vujačić, a professional basketball player since 2009 but the duo broke up in 2012. She has been a constant name holder in Forbes Celebrity 100 from 2005 to 2011. On been asked about retirement, Sharapova asserted that she intends to play till the age she enjoys the game.
Maria Sharapova is currently dating a British businessman, Alexander Gilkes(2018-present).
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Sharapova’s first big win to propel her tennis career came in 2000 when she was just 13 years old and won the girl’s 16 division of Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships and earned herself the Rising Star Award. As a junior player, she had been to finals of the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2002 and became youngest to play the finals of the Australian Open Junior Championship at the age of 14 years and 9 months. Coming back to professional tennis, she came within the top 50 ranking by end of 2003 and started off with her short appearances in the Australian Open and French Open by losing in the first round only. On being picked by wildcard, she shocked everyone by beating 11th seed Jelena Dokić and reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon. She was presented with the award WTA Newcomer of the Year as she impressed the whole world by winning the Japan Open Tennis Championships and the Bell Challenge. Next year she reached the quarter-finals of French Open before losing to Paola Suárez. Thereafter came her third career title DFS Classic, the warm-up for Wimbledon. She entered the Wimbledon of 2004 seeding 13 and aged just 17 whereupon she defeated the former champion Lindsay Davenport and then in finals triumphed over the top-seeded Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam singles title and was third youngest to do so. After her stunning win, she made it to Top 10 and survived till third round in US Open. In Zurich Open, repeating her stunning performance she defeated both the Williams sister and won the tournament.
She is currently the third-best tennis player according to the ranking by Women’s Tennis Association. She has been very successful in the field of sports. She is from Russia and is among the top players hailing from there. She has a whopping twenty-nine WTA titles under her clutches. The start of her career was very amazing. She defeated none other than Serena Williams at the age of seventeen. She has a shoe size of 12 (US).
Other than tennis, she is also active in the advertisement world. Her contracts include those with Canon, Land Rover, Nike, Sony Ericsson, and Tag Heuer. One interesting fact about her is that her first advertising contract was with Nike when she was just eleven. Do you know who found the talent in her? It was none other than Martina Navratilova, another tennis star from Russia.