Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who is ranked world No. 5 by the Women’s Tennis Association. We best known for playing tennis and appearing in various commercials in print and television.
1. Her nick name is Masha, The Siberian Siren, Sibirskaya Sirena
2. Maria Sharapova’s full name is Maria Yuryevna Sharapova
3. She was born on April 19, 1987, Nyagan, Russia
Maria Sharapova’s Info
Maria had focused on her tennis career from her childhood. She attended Martina Navratilova’s tennis clinic in Moscow. She was suggested by Martina to join Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida to get better exposure.
5. Height :
1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
She is a Russian professional tennis player
7. Net Worth
Sharapova’s is near $190 million.
Bradenton, Florida, United States
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
11. Prize money
Father – Yuri Sharapova
Mother – Elena Sharapova
13. Sexual Orientation
14. Trade Mark
Plays right -handed
2 handed backhand
Grunts loudly when striking the ball
16. Maria’s favorite dessert is ‘anything’. Maria favors Russian music and food, but except for Italian bread.
17. Sharapova has dated Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine.
18. Partner/Boyfriend / Spouse
Adam Levine (2005) – American singer, Adam Levine dated Maria for a short time in 2005.
Andy Roddick (2005-2006) – American tennis player, Andy Roddick and Sharapova dated for an year from 2005 to November 2006. They are the top tennis players.
Charlie Ebersol (2008) – Charlie Ebersol, co-creator of USA’s “The Moment” also dated Sharapova in 2008.
Sasha Vujacic (2009-2012) – After separating from Charlie, Maria started dating Slovenian pro basketball player, Sasha Vujacic in November 2009.
Grigor Dimitrov (2012-Present) – Bulgarian tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov commenced dating Maria in 2012. They are currently seeing each other.
19. Race / Ethnicity
21. Distinctive Features
Shouts loudly at the time of hitting the ball
2 handed backhand
22. Natural Hair Color
23. Eye color
Her Body Measurements
24. Body Build
25. Hip Size
26. Dress size
4 (US) or 34 (EU)
27. Bra Size:
28. shoe size
29. waist size
59 kg or 130 pounds
34-24-36 in or 87-61-91.5 cm
Maria Sharapova’s Favorite Things
32. Favorite Food
Crepes with Nutella. She likes to eat Russian and Thai food.
33. Favorite Designer
34. Favorite Restaurant
Craft Los Angeles
35. Favorite Vacation Destination
Le Marais, Paris
36. First Film
She has not appeared in any of the films, apart from TV movies.
37. Favorite Shopping Place
Kitson in Robertson Boulevard, LA
38. First Grand Slam Singles Wins
Sharapova won her singles Grand Slam titles for the first time in the years –
Australian Open – 2008
French Open – 2012
Wimbledon – 2004
US Open – 2006
39. Maria likes to have three big meals in a day and also eats sweets or cookies. She also eats fresh fruits during the day.
40. Best Known For
Playing tennis and appearing in various commercials in print and television.
41. Brand Endorsements
Evian mineral water, Sony Ericsson, Prince, Nike, Tiffany & Co., Colgate, Gatorade, Land Rover, Parlux, Tag Heuer, Tropicana, Canon, Porsche (signed a three year contract in 2013), Motorola, Gatorade, Tropicana, Head racquets, Sports Illustrated catalog, Cole Haan, Maria Sharapova fragrance, and Samsung.
42. Personal Trainer
Her number one activity is playing tennis itself. But, she does yoga and biking to stay away from boredom. To even keep her boredom miles away, she also does dancing.
43. Maria Sharapova Facts
a.She has a pet dog named Dolce.
b. She is the highest paid female athlete in the world.
c. Maria graced the magazine cover of Esquire Mexico in May 2013, D Italy in August 2013. Apart from these, she has also appeared on the cover of Russian edition of Tatler, Harper’s Bazaar, and Glamour from 2011 to 2013.
d. Maria has also achieved world ranking #1 in 2005 in singles, whereas in doubles, she could only reach till #41 in June 2004.
e. Her parents are from Gomel, Belarus. But, they left their country in 1986 (couple of months before Maria was born) after a nuclear accident.
f. In March 2012, Tennis Channel included her in the list of “100 Greatest of All Time”.
g. Maria received her first racquet at the age of four (in 1991) from Aleksandr Kafelnikov, whose son turned pro in 1992 and later achieved the #1 singles men’s rankings in 1999. Aleksandr was Maria’s father’s friend.
h. She joined IMG models at the age of 8 (in 1995).
i. She likes to shop vintage products like dresses, jewelry, etc.
j. She runs a charity called “The Maria Sharapova Foundation” dedicated to helping children achieve their dreams.
k. Maria made her Olympic debut in 2012 with the London’s Summer Olympics 2012 and won the Silver medal there.
Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
2014, 2012, 2008, …
Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Athlete
Michael Joyce (2008–10)
Thomas Högstedt (2010–13) Jimmy Connors (2013)
Sven Groeneveld (2013–present)
46. Official website