Maria Yuryevna Sharapova
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April 19, 1987
Women's Singles, Female Tennis
Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who represents Russia internationally in tennis since 2001. She is one of the top female tennis stars of recent times and already ranked No. 1 in singles by the WTA for five times.
Sharapova is the only Russian tennis player to holds her career in Grand Slams in this game. She had shown her interest in tennis when she was only 4 and started taking professional tennis training since the age of 6 from Moscow Tennis clinic. She has precipitated in Junior Tennis Championship in 2000 and began her international career in 2001 at the age of 14.
In her debut tournament, she not only played wonderfully but also became the youngest girl to appear in the final of the Australian Open Junior Championship. She is an aggressive baseliner and mostly praised for her depth as well as the power of the shot. Her style of swinging volley while attacking the lobs made her a threat to her opponents. Unfortunately, this super talented tennis player got involved in a scam of drug addiction and faced ban for two years by the ITF in 2016.
She is the most popular female tennis player in this current era and considered a living tennis sensation with a humorous side. She has lots of top brands in her endorsement list for her craze among the new generation and tennis lovers across the world.
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