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Maria Sharapova

Biography

Russian rugby star that has won each one of the grand slam tournaments like the French Open up in both 2012 and 2014. She journeyed to america to keep her teaching with simply her father, as visa limitations made it therefore her mom couldn’t arrive over until 2 yrs later on. She’s been rated as #1 in the globe, from the Women’s Rugby Association five occasions. She’s the child of Uri and Yelena Sharapova. She defeated Serena Williams: 6-1, 6-4, in the 2004 Wilbledom last.

Quick Facts


Full Name Maria Sharapova
Date Of Birth April 19, 1987
Place Of Birth Nyagan, Russia
Height 1.88 m
Weight 59 kg
Profession Tennis Player
Nationality Russian
Parents Yuri Sharapov, Yelena Sharapova
Awards Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award, Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Athlete
Nominations Best Female Athlete ESPY Award, Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year, Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award, Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Award, Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 October 2009, won the "Pan Pacific Open" in Tokyo.
2 Wears a size 10 shoe.
3 In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated her earnings for the year at $23 million.
4 Ranked #17 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
5 Named #8 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
6 She defeated world #1 Amélie Mauresmo (6-0, 4-6, 6-0) in the semifinals and world #2 Justine Henin 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the 2006 US Open to win the title and $1.7 million in prize money.
7 Was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2005.
8 Very close friends with fellow tennis player Maria Kirilenko.
9 Named #19 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
10 On the Forbes 2006 Richest Young Celebrities List, it is reported she earned $18.2 million in 2005. She was the highest-paid female athlete of the year.
11 Became number 1 in the world in August 2005 & is the first Russian player to become the best player in the world
12 According to the LA Times and Orange County Register, Maria said at a press conference she has grown a few cm this year and is now 6' 2". She's been having back pains and has had to pull out of some tournaments due to the pain which she thinks is from a growth spurt.
13 Her loudest grunt was measured at 101.2 decibels (louder than a motorcycle or a lawnmower) on 21 June 2005 at Wimbledon Centre Court. Previously the loudest grunt was by Monica Seles at 93.2 decibels.
14 She won the 2004 WTA Championships, defeating Serena Williams 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the final to pocket one million dollars and win a new Porsche Cayenne to donate to a charity of her choice.
15 She was (and still is) so ambidextrous that she almost became a left-handed tennis player.
16 Born in Siberia, Russia, and raised in the United States since age seven. Father Yuri brought her to the U.S. in 1994, but mother Yelena didn't join them until two years later due to visa problems.
17 2004 women's Wimbledon champion. Defeated two-time defending champion Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Evening Urgant 2013-2017 TV Series Herself
Extra 2008-2017 TV Series Herself
Today 2005-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
Chelsea 2016 TV Series Herself
Today at Wimbledon 2014-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Spectator
Wimbledon 2004-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Spectator
French Open Live 2015 2015 TV Mini-Series Herself
CNBC Meets 2015 TV Series documentary
Roland Garros 2014 Documentary Herself
Sochi 2014: XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 TV Mini-Series Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007-2013 TV Series Herself
Larry King Now 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
American Masters 2013 TV Series documentary Herself
Chelsea Lately 2012-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Laura and Genie's Gangnam Style 2012 Video short Herself (uncredited)
CQC: Custe o Que Custar 2012 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
London 2012: Games of the XXX Olympiad 2012 TV Mini-Series Herself - Russia
125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot Be Serious 2011 TV Movie documentary Herself - 2004 Wimbledon Champion
US Open 2010 2010 TV Mini-Series Herself
Homecoming with Rick Reilly 2010 TV Series Herself
Wimbledon Championships 2010 2010 TV Series Herself
French Open 2010 2010 TV Mini-Series Herself
US Open 2009 2009 TV Mini-Series Herself
Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2009 2009 TV Movie Herself
Wimbledon Championships 2009 2009 TV Mini-Series Herself
Hello Paradise 2008 TV Series Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 2006-2008 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
20 heures le journal 2007 TV Series Herself
Open Access 2004-2006 TV Series Herself
Try Before You Die 2006 TV Series Herself
Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank? 2006 TV Movie Herself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2006 TV Series Herself - Tennis Player (segment "It Was Written")
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2005 TV Series Herself
Matthew's Best Hit TV+ 2005 TV Series Herself
ESPY Awards 2005 TV Special Herself
The Footy Show 2005 TV Series Herself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
Infinite Challenge 2005 TV Series Herself
Stars for Stars: A Celebration of Tennis Excellence 2005 TV Movie Herself
Charity Jam 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2004 TV Series Herself
The Early Show 2004 TV Series Herself
Total Request Live 2004 TV Series Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2004 TV Series Herself
No Strings 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Biography 1987 TV Series documentary Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2015-2017 TV Series Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2015-2017 TV Series Herself
Mike & Mike 2016 TV Series Herself - Professional Tennis Player
Wimbledon 2014-2015 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Herself - French Open
Today at Wimbledon 2014 TV Series Herself
20 to 1 2006-2010 TV Series documentary Herself
Forbes 20 Under 25: Young, Rich and Famous 2007 TV Movie Herself
Rome Is Burning 2007 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Debut 2006 TV Movie Herself
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2004 TV Special Herself (uncredited)

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#Quote
1 Rivalries are exciting for me and for the sport. That's what women's tennis really needs and men's tennis doesn't lack.
2 Of course, because another three Slam titles will bring a lot more than $25 million, they would be worth even more [than $100 million]. (On whether she would give up her millions for more slam titles)
3 "I wouldn't say I'm in love with them." (about her endless legs)

#Trademark
1 Sexy voice
2 Towering height.
3 Grunts loudly when striking the ball
4 2 handed backhand
5 Plays right -handed

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