Maria Sharapova

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who is ranked world No. 6 by the Women's Tennis Association. A United States resident since 1994, Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001.

Date of birth 19.04.1987
Place of birth Njagan, Russia
Body height 1,88 m
Body weight 59 kg
Playing hand Right
Pro since 2001
Coach Sven Groeneveld

An Introduction to Maria Sharapova

Enjoying the world No. 4 ranking by the Women’s Tennis Association, Maria Sharapova is a powerful player from Russia. Born on 19th April 1987, she became a pro in 2001 and excelled in her fruitful career remarkably. She has had the privilege to be ranked world No. 1 by the WTA for her amazing singles performances at five separate instances, the ranking duration totaling to twenty-one weeks. She stands tall as the only Russian and one of ten women who holds the career Grand Slam. Along with scoring all the sacred tennis grounds of Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open, this shining player has also earned a silver medal in the London Olympics of 2012. With 35 WTA and 4 ITF titles already on her name and five fabulous Grand Slam wins, she ranks third amongst the active players. The world saw Maria Sharapova tennis player magic when she earned her first world No. 1 ranking at just 18. With her awesome consistency of winning at least a title, a year from 2003 till now, the sports fraternity considers her as one of the finest tennis competitors of all time. Time named her among the ’30 Legends of Women’s Tennis: Past, Present and Future’ in 2011 and the Tennis Channel reputed her name in the list of ‘100 Greatest of All Time’ in 2012. Along with her vigorous and breathtaking performances on the court, she has also baffled us with numerous modeling assignments and promises to keep doing so.

Sneak Peek to Maria Sharapova Tennis Products

She trains under the expert guidance of Coach Sven Groeneveld. Our pro relays on the powerful style of clothing and shoes from Nike and prefers the brand for her accessories as well. She trusts the flawlessness of her Head Graphene XT Instinct MP, powering her racquets with ALU Power 16L String from Luxilon and the Babolat VS Touch Natural Gut 16 String along with the grip tape from Unique and tennis bags from Head.

The combination of wonderful on-court performances and her fantastic looks has always kept Sharapova in good association with a lot of brands. In fact, the total she secures from the commercial endorsements exceeds even the worth of her tournament winnings. Maxim named her the hottest athlete in the world in 2006, and for four more consecutive years and being counted amongst the top-paid athletes by Forbes, and among the 50 most beautiful celebrities in the world counts as some of the many popularity listings she enjoys.

TOURNAMENT INFO

Australian Opens Played:  13

Events Entered:  Women's Singles

Best Singles Performance:  Winner (2008)

Best Doubles Performance:  2nd Round (2003, 2004)

PLAYER OVERVIEW

Year turned pro:  2001

Career matches won:  560

Career matches lost:  140

Year to date matches won:  4

Year to date matches lost:  1

Current 52 week rank for singles:6

High rank for singles:  1

High rank for doubles:  41

Career Prize Money:  $36,766,149 USD

Year to date prize money for singles:  $281,663 USD

GRAND SLAM SINGLES RESULTS

Year Australian Open Roland Garros Wimbledon US Open
2003 1ST 1ST 4TH 2ND
2004 3RD QF WON 3RD
2005 SF QF SF SF
2006 SF 4TH SF WON
2007 RUP SF 4TH 3RD
2008 WON 4TH 2ND -
2009 - QF 2ND 3RD
2010 1ST 3RD 4TH 4TH
2011 4TH SF RUP 3RD
2012 RUP WON 4TH SF
2013 SF RUP 2ND -
2014 4TH WON 4TH 4TH
2015 RUP 4TH SF -
2016 QF - - -

GRAND SLAM DOUBLES RESULTS

Year Australian Open Roland Garros Wimbledon US Open
2003 2ND - - 2ND
2004 2ND - - -

 

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