There are only few women in this world who are extremely gorgeous and posses an extra ordinary talent too. Well, the tennis diva Maria Sharapova is undoubtedly one of those very few ladies. The Russian born tennis player is widely considered as one of the most beautiful woman’s in the world and among the greatest female tennis players of all time. The 4 Grand Slam singles titles winner Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987 in Russia. Sharapova started playing tennis at the age of just 4 years and after proving her at very young age, she turned pro in 2001. The Russian beauty left the whole world stunned when she won the 2004 Wimbledon title at the age of 17 after defeating the defending champion and tournament favorite Serena Williams in the final. Since then, Maria has won total 29 WTA singles titles till now and has also been ranked No.1 female tennis player in the world by WTA.
Apart from being an outstanding player on-court, Maria Sharapova is also a very famous model off-court. She has featured in a number of modeling campaigns including a feature in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and has signed endorsement deals with many worldwide famous brands like Porsche, Tiffany & Co. and Nike. Along with this, Maria Sharapova has also launched a very successful candy line named “Sugarpova”.
In past, Maria Sharapova has been in a relationship with the Solvenian professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic. The couple started dating in 2009 and announced their engagement in October 2010. Unfortunately, the two sports stars were unable to continue their relationship and called off their engagement in 2012 after dating for 3 years. In 2013, Sharapova confirmed that she is now dating the rising Bulgarian tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov.
Maria Sharapova Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Maria Yuryevna Sharapova
- Nicknames: Sibirskaya Sirena, The Siberian Siren
- Occupation: Tennis Player
- Date of Birth: 19 April 1987
- Birthplace: Nyagan, Russia
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Net worth: $90 Million
Maria Sharapova Favorite Things:
- Hobbies and Interests: Modeling, Singing, Dancing, Watching Movies, Sleeping
- Favorite Color: Pink, Yellow
- Favorite Food: Russian and Thai
- Favorite Drink: Orangina, Virgin Strawberry Daiquiris
- Favorite Candy: Sugarpova
- Favorite Book: Sherlock Holmes, Pippi Longstocking series
- Favorite Perfume: Stella McCartney, Maria Sharapova Perfume
- Favorite Designer: Vera Wang
- Favorite Music: Hip-hop, R&B
- Favorite Singer: Madonna, Adele
- Favorite Movie: Mona Lisa Smile, Pearl Harbor
- Favorite Restaurant: Craft Los Angeles
- Favorite Vacation Destination: Le Marais, Paris
- Favorite Pet: Dog
- Sharapova is the first ever Russian female tennis player to win a Wimbledon Grand Slam.
- She won her professional career’s first Grand Slam singles title in 2004 at the age of just 17 after defeating Serena Williams.
- Maria Sharapova named Prince William, Cristiano Ronaldo and Vladimir Putin as her dream mixed doubles partners.