Maria Sharapova who doesn’t know this Athlete, she’s pretty, and she plays tennis pretty well too, well love by tennis lovers and very respected by her opponents, she has won many trophy through her tennis career, 40 titles, and she also the highest-paid female athletes of all time.
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Sharapova Biography, Career Journey, and Achievement
Maria Sharapova is a professional tennis player from Russia with a net worth of $ 195 million. She was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Russia. Sharapova was the Grand Slam Singles champion 5 times. She also became one of the highest-paid female athletes of all time.
Sharapova moved to the United States with her father since the age of 16 to get out of poverty. They also focus on being able to succeed in her professional tennis career. Sharapova enrolled at Nick Bollettieri’s Tennis Academy, then at the age of 17, she won her first Grand Slam event at Wimbledon in 2004.
She also managed to win her second Grand Slam at the US Open in 2006. Then he got her third Grand Slam at the Australian Open in 2008, then the fourth at the French Open in 2012.
She won the French Open for the second time in 2014. Sharapova then entered the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and was named the most sought-after athlete by Yahoo in 2005 and 2008.
She has won more than 40 titles throughout her career. Many big companies are interested in signing her like Nike and Head. Maria Sharapova is also known as the Ambassador for the United Nations Development Project.
The career of Maria Sharapova began not good when experiencing a condition of injury that is quite severe on the shoulder. She has also undergone a series of operations to treat it. In 2012, she represented Russia for international competitions and won a silver medal with a women’s singles number at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London.
Sharapova was ranked first for the world tennis player at least the first time. She got it at a very young age, which is 18 years. Unfortunately, in 2016, Sharapova was suspended for allegedly using illegal drugs by the International Tennis Federation. He was suspended for 15 months.
She is known to return to playing tennis in 2017 at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. Throughout her career, She has received many awards including ESPY for the Best Female Tennis Player in the World.
Haunted by an injury
Maria Sharapova took part in the 2018 Shenzhen Open. She defeated Mihaela Buzarnescu, Alison Riske and Zarina Diyas to enter the Semifinals. But it’s a shame because he has to admit the greatness of the defending champion, Katerina Siniakova. Then, Sharapova returned to the Australian Open for the first time since she was awarded a suspension. He defeated Tatjana Maria and Anastasija Sevastova in the opening two rounds. However, Maria had to lose in the third round against Angelique Kerber.
Maria Sharapova received a free card to participate in the Qatar Open, but she lost 3 sets to Monica Niculescu in the opening round. Sharapova resigned from the Dubai Tennis Championship because of an injury to his forearm. She also resigned when she was about to join the Miami Open, the reason for the arm injury still haunts her.