Maria Sharapova is a Russian tennis player and model who has competed in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) since 2001. Sharapova’s greatest success is being ranked world number one in singles by the WTA.
She was born in Nyagan, Russia, on April 19, 1987. She has lived in the United States since 1994, which is noteworthy. Sharapova received her initial tennis lessons from Yuri Yutkin, a seasoned Russian coach who was impressed by one of her matches.
Sharapova began attending a tennis clinic in Moscow operated by Martina Navratilova, who advised Sharapova attend the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida for professional training. Sharapova later relocated to the United States, where she was mentored by Rick Macci. Her first victory on the tennis court came in November 2000, when she won the Eddie Herr International Junior Championships in the girls 16 division at the age of 13, and she was also given the Rising Star Award, which was given to only the most promising players. In 2002, she quickly rose to No. 6 in the ITF junior world singles rankings. The finals of the 2002 Australian Open, the third round of the 2002 French Open, the second round of the 2001 US Open, and the finals of the 2002 Wimbledon Championships were her biggest achievements. Sharapova rose to prominence after winning the 2004 Wimbledon Championship. She went on to win six more matches in her preparation for the US Open after this victory. Sharapova’s rise to world number one was truly remarkable, thanks to her outstanding performances at the French Open, US Open, Australian Open, and Wimbledon Championships.
Sharapova became engaged to Slovenian professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic in 2011, after dating him since 2009, but the relationship ended in 2012. She later dated Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov, with whom she declared her relationship after the 2013 Madrid Open, and they split up in July 2015.
Maria Sharapova, who was born on April 19, 1987, is 34 years old as of today’s date, January 28, 2022. Her height is 1.88 meters, and she weighs 59 kg.
According to Forbes, Maria Sharapova’s projected net worth as of January 2022 is $200 million, which comprises her estimated victories and salary from 2014 to 2015 of $6,700,000, plus her expected earnings from various endorsements and large sponsorships of $23,000,000. Her earnings in 2015 alone totaled $29 million, while those in 2014 totaled $24 million. It’s remarkable to learn that she renewed her $70 million Nike contract at the start of 2010. Sharapova’s passion and skills, together with her true hard work, enabled her to accomplish such heights. Her financial struggles as a youngster when she first entered the tennis court gave her the perseverance she needed for a good and extraordinary breakthrough, which resulted in huge successes despite her setbacks.