Happy Birthday Maria Sharapova: “The Siberian Siren Sugarpova” turns 33

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Tennis Sensation Maria Sharapova celebrated her 33rd birthday yesterday. Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987, in the western Siberian town of Nyagan. Coincidentally, Maria turned professional on April 19, 2001. Sharapova got the nickname ‘The Siberian Siren’ for the loud grunting sounds which accompany her strokes. Her loudest grunts get as loud as 105 decibels. Sharapova retired on February 26, 2020, with 5 Grand Slam singles titles and one Olympic silver medal. 

Happy Birthday, Maria Sharapova!

Two times Roland Garros Champion Maria Sharapova turned 33 yesterday. Former World No.01, Whose full name is Maria Yuryevna Sharapova, was born one day before this day in 1987 in a Russian family in Nyagan, Soviet Union.

At the age of 4, Sharapova held a racket and ball to practise tennis with her father Yuri Sharapov. The tennis queen of Russia took her primary tennis lessons from Vetern Yuri Yutkin.

Sharapova turned pro on her 14th birthday on April 19, 2001, and also made her debut at 2002 WTA Indian Wells Open.  In September 2003, Maria clinched her first WTA singles title at the Japan Open Tennis Championships. Notably, the beautiful player won 36 singles title in her entire career.

Sharapova’s first Grand Slam title and WTA World No.01

As a newcomer, when Maria Sharapova made Wimbledon in 2004, Maria Sharapova had shocked the international tennis world. His position as a challenger who at the age of 17 years managed to qualify in the final part and faced the world number one Serena Williams.

Many people predict that the final will run smoothly with a victory in the hands of Serena Williams who has experienced at the championship turned out to be subject to the hands of a 17-year-old girl.

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Since winning the Wimbledon championship, Maria has experienced WTA’s first place for 21 weeks.

Maria Sharapova ends up with Australian Open 2020.

In 2020, the five-times Grand Slam Winner played two tournaments before her retirement announcement at hard courts in Australia.

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Firstly, At Brisbane Internationals, She was defeated by Jennifer Brady of the United States in the three sets. Secondly, Sharapova lost to Croatian Player Donna Vekic in the straight sets at the Australian Open 2020.

Eventually, Sharapova announced her retirement to the tennis community on 26th February 2020.


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