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Biography

Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player. Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001. Maria won her first Grand Slam at Wimbledon in 2004 by defeating Serena Williams at the age of just 17.

Maria Sharapova also has her own candy brand called "Sugarpova"

Maria has over 7.5 million followers on Twitter and over 15 millions likes on Facebook.

  • Born - April 19th 1987 (Nyagan Russia)
  • Height - 1.88m (6ft 2")
  • Nationality - Russian
  • Grand slams won (5) Wimbledon 2004, US Open 2006, Australian Open 2008, French Open 2012 & 2014 (Maria has won all 4 Grand Slams know as the Career Grand Slam)
  • Currrent coach - Sven Groeneveld
  • Maria uses a Head tennis racket.
  • Clothing worn - Nike

Maria was given her first tennis racket at the age of just 4. In 1993 at the age of 6 Sharapova attended a tennis clinic in Moscow run by one of the all-time greats Martina Navratilova. (Who recommended professional tennis training at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida).

Grunting

Maria Sharapova is known by many for extremely loud tennis grunting. To watch a video of Maria grunting click here.

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What others have said about Maria (Below).

Maria Sharapova is a fighter in and off of courts, her spirit is just inspiring. Posted on the 19th of July 2016 by Fabiola AM.

A beautiful picture of Maria holding the French Open 2014 winners trophy. (Below).

Maria Sharapova's long-term sponsor. (Nike).

 

Tennis scoreboard at Wimbledon in 2012.

Tennis Scoreboard - Maria Sharapova vs Anastasia Rodionova (Round 1 Wimbledon 2012)

Sharapova waiting for the coin toss.

Maria Sharapova warming up waiting for the tennis coin toss

Maria walking to the back of the court.

Maria Sharapova

Maria awaiting serve.

Maria Sharapova Wimbledon