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Maria Sharapova

Name:
Maria Sharapova

Age:
31

Date of Birth:
Apr 19, 1987

Place of Birth:
Nyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

Residence:
Manhattan Beach, California, United States

Height:
1.88 M (6 Ft 2 In)

Turned pro:
April 19, 2001

Highest ranking:
No. 1 (August 22, 2005)

Tour Finals:
W (2004)

Career record:
632–160 (79.8%)

Career titles:
36 WTA, 4 ITF

Prize money:
US$37,993,393 3rd In All-time Rankings (female)

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Maria Sharapova - Summary Details

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Шара́пова, IPA: [mɐˈrʲijə ˈjʉrʲjɪvnə ʂɐˈrapəvə] ( listen); born April 19, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player. A United States resident since the age of 7, in 1994, Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001. 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.

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. Her 36 singles titles and five Grand Slam titles"two at the French Open and one each at the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and US Open"rank third among active players, behind Serena and Venus Williams. She won the year-ending WTA Finals in her debut in 2004. She has also won three doubles titles.

Despite an injury-prone career, Sharapova has achieved a rare level of longevity in the women's game. She won at least one singles title a year from 2003 until 2015, a streak only bested by Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, and Chris Evert. Several tennis pundits and former players have called Sharapova one of tennis's best competitors, with John McEnroe calling her one of the best the sport has ever seen.

Sharapova has been featured in a number of modeling assignments, including a feature in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has appeared in many advertisements, including those for Nike, Prince, and Canon, and has been the face of several fashion houses, most notably Cole...

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