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Maria Sharapova


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.

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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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1October 2009, won the "Pan Pacific Open" in Tokyo.
2Wears a size 10 shoe.
3In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated her earnings for the year at $23 million.
4Ranked #17 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
5Named #8 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
6She 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.
7Was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2005.
8Very close friends with fellow tennis player Maria Kirilenko.
9Named #19 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
10On 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.
11Became number 1 in the world in August 2005 & is the first Russian player to become the best player in the world
12According 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.
13Her 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.
14She 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.
15She was (and still is) so ambidextrous that she almost became a left-handed tennis player.
16Born 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.
172004 women's Wimbledon champion. Defeated two-time defending champion Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4.



Evening Urgant2013-2017TV SeriesHerself
Extra2008-2017TV SeriesHerself
Today2005-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Chelsea2016TV SeriesHerself
Today at Wimbledon2014-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Spectator
Wimbledon2004-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Spectator
French Open Live 20152015TV Mini-SeriesHerself
CNBC Meets2015TV Series documentary
Roland Garros2014DocumentaryHerself
Sochi 2014: XXII Olympic Winter Games2014TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007-2013TV SeriesHerself
Larry King Now2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
American Masters2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Chelsea Lately2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Laura and Genie's Gangnam Style2012Video shortHerself (uncredited)
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2012TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
London 2012: Games of the XXX Olympiad2012TV Mini-SeriesHerself - Russia
125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot Be Serious2011TV Movie documentaryHerself - 2004 Wimbledon Champion
US Open 20102010TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Homecoming with Rick Reilly2010TV SeriesHerself
Wimbledon Championships 20102010TV SeriesHerself
French Open 20102010TV Mini-SeriesHerself
US Open 20092009TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 20092009TV MovieHerself
Wimbledon Championships 20092009TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Hello Paradise2008TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2006-2008TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
20 heures le journal2007TV SeriesHerself
Open Access2004-2006TV SeriesHerself
Try Before You Die2006TV SeriesHerself
Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank?2006TV MovieHerself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2006TV SeriesHerself - Tennis Player (segment "It Was Written")
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHerself
Matthew's Best Hit TV+2005TV SeriesHerself
ESPY Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
The Footy Show2005TV SeriesHerself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Infinite Challenge2005TV SeriesHerself
Stars for Stars: A Celebration of Tennis Excellence2005TV MovieHerself
Charity Jam2005TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2004TV SeriesHerself
The Early Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Total Request Live2004TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004TV SeriesHerself
No Strings2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Biography1987TV Series documentaryHerself

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Extra2015-2017TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2015-2017TV SeriesHerself
Mike & Mike2016TV SeriesHerself - Professional Tennis Player
Wimbledon2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHerself - French Open
Today at Wimbledon2014TV SeriesHerself
20 to 12006-2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Forbes 20 Under 25: Young, Rich and Famous2007TV MovieHerself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Debut2006TV MovieHerself
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year2004TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)

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1Rivalries are exciting for me and for the sport. That's what women's tennis really needs and men's tennis doesn't lack.
2Of 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)

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

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