Maria Sharapova was born on 19 April 1987 in Nyagan, Russia. He started playing tennis at a young age and turned professional at 14.
The young Maria picked up her first racket on the courts of the small tourist town and returned today to visit the place where it all began. As part of a dedication ceremony at the court in her honor, Maria, along with the help of local girls from the Evgeniy Kafelnikov Tennis Academy, reopened the court to play and spoke passionately about her early career, which the court means for her and what it means to come home to Sochi for the Winter Olympics.
“I hit my first tennis ball on this court when I was 4 years old, so I definitely held a special place in my heart.”
In 2007, a shoulder injury silaged Sharapova and contributed to a series of losses, but by the end of that year she was still ranked in the top 5 female tennis players. Her shoulder injury continued to affect her playing, leaving her on the margins in 2008. In 2009, Sharapova underwent surgery to repair the injury and after a year of rehabilitation and a series of losses, he began returning in 2011 when he finished the year in the rankings. 4, its first top 5 since 2007.
In June 2012, Sharapova defeated Sara Errani at the women’s French Open, becoming the 10th woman to complete a career Grand Slam, winning all four major tennis tournaments.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sharapova’s Olympic debut won a silver medal in women’s singles, losing gold to American tennis star Serena Williams. Sharapova came second to Williams the following year at the French Open. He lost the singles titles to Williams in the final. That June, Sharapova made a less-than-impressive performance at Wimbledon. She only made it to the second round of competition.
“The Olympics are one of the most important moments in an athlete’s career,” Maria Sharapova said. “I can’t wait to see all the athletes take their game to the next level, especially in sub-zero temperatures. I’m looking forward to the tournament and wish the best of luck to the Russian athletes. Now it’s time to show the world how to play Russian.”
“I’m not the next person, I’m the first Maria Sharapova.”
Off the court, Sharapova’s beauty and popular appeal have led to important commercial backing suphelike saguys with companies like Nike and Tiffany & Co. Sharapova began a relationship with Slovenian professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic in 2009. After a year of dating, the couple announced that they were engaged in October 2010. During a post-match conference at the 2012 US Open, he announced that the engagement was over and that his relationship with Vujacic was over.
As the eyes of the world turn to Sochi this month, Sharapova is excited for the action to begin on her own territory. Having represented Russia at London 2010, he has experienced first-hand how amazing it is to compete on such a global stage.
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