Maria Sharapova Bio, Height, Net Worth, Husband Novak Djokovic Romance

The game of tennis. Large court, a racket and a ball to hit. Well, if you are a fan of the game, then you must have heard of the competitor and super superstar, Maria Sharapova.

Maria Sharapova Bio

Earlier in life, before she was born, Maria’s parents fled their home in Gomel, Belarus. The reason is that the Chernobyl disaster had just happened and the year of this tragedy was 1986. This was what would later shape some of the tennis player’s charitable endeavors. In 1987, Maria Sharapova was born to her parents, Yuri Sharapova and Yelena Sharapova on April 19, 1987 in Nyagan, SFSR of Russia, at the time of the Soviet Union.

She was born Maria Yuryevna Sharapova. Tennis for Sharapova started very early. She was quite the player who caught the eye of Martina Nvratilova, a Czech-born American tennis star. Martina was able to suggest that Sharapova move to the United States, Florida more specifically, in 1994. Later, she would earn a scholarship to a tennis academy and start honing her skills to become even better at her game. .

She made her international debut and turned pro in 2001, she was just 14 at the time. Sharapova is one of the tallest women in tennis and by the time she turned professional the women’s game was moving towards a power based game and that seemed to go well with Maria as she had a style of play dominant. She used that style of play, going forward to dominate the game for a while.

Maria also uses her wealth and influence to reach through the Maria Sharapova Foundation to the less privileged in society. The foundation distributes scholarships to children, particularly in Belarus. She is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme.

Net value

Maria was very successful in her chosenprofession. Early in her career, she competed in every Grand Slam tournament in 2003 and achieved her best result that year when she reached the fourth round at Wimbledon. The same year, she won her very first women’s tennis association, also known as the WTA title, in Quebec and Tokyo. She didn’t let that kind of success dissuade her from focusing on the prospect of more victories as in 2004 she beat rival Serena Williams in the final at Wimbledon to win her first-ever Grand Slam.

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In August 2005, Maria Sharapova achieved even more success as she was ranked number one in the world for the first time in her career. Also in 2005, she reached the semi-finals at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Sharapova won the US Open in 2006 and she also won the Australian Open in 2008, which is her third Grand Slam title.

Maria suffered injuries but would return later She returned in 2009 to win several WTA titles, but no Grand Slams. 2011, however, was a better year than the Grand Slam, as she won the French Open and was only the seventh player to complete her Grand Slam career.

Apart from being an absolute sensation by Maria Sharapova herself made her country proud by winning a silver medal for Russia at the London Olympics. She has won five Grand Slams since winning the French Open in 2014. She has won 355 WTA titles and 4 ITF titles, in addition to winning 592 career matches.

At one point in 2006, it was estimated to be grossing $18 million a year. It’s pretty easy to see that Maria has had a great career and her net worth suggests that she deserves $125 million as well .

the size

One of the major strengths of his game is his size. She towers over the ground at a height of 6’2′. Other body measurements are 34-24-36. She weighs about 150 lbs.

Husband, Novak Djokovic Romance

Maria Sharapova is beautiful, there is no need to mince words about it. So it’s no wonder she’s been with a few men in her life, but she’s still single. Some of her boyfriends are also quite famous, including Adam Levine, Sasha Vujacic, and Grigor Dimitrov.

Rumors have swirled about his relationship with tennis star, Novak Djokovic, but they are not a couple. Just two good friends who respect each other a lot.

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