Maria Sharapova

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova Full Name: Maria Sharapova
Nationality:

Russia
Russian

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: Ranked World No. 5 by the Women's Tennis Association and won twenty-nine WTA singles titles along with four Grand Slam singles titles.

Born: April 19, 1987 (31 years old)
Birthplace: Nyagan, Russia

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Historical Events in the Life of Maria Sharapova

  • 2004-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova becomes first Russian player to win Wimbledon beating defending champion Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4
  • 2006-09-09 US Open Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova of Russia wins her first US title; overpowers Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne 6-4, 6-4
  • 2007-01-28 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-2
  • 2008-01-27 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova beats Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-3
  • 2011-07-02 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Czech left hander Petra Kvitová wins her first Grand Slam title beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4
  • 2012-01-29 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Victoria Azarenka beats Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-0
  • 2012-06-11 French Open Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova beats Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2
  • 2012-08-04 Golden double for US at London Olympic tennis as Serena Williams destroys Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 in women's singles; Bob & Mike Bryan win men’s doubles beating French pair Michael Llodra & Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4 7-6
  • 2013-06-08 French Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4
  • 2014-06-07 French Open Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova beats Simona Halep of Romania 6-4, 6-7, 6-4
  • 2015-01-31 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6
  • 2016-03-07 Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova reveals failed drug test for meldonium at Australian Open in January, subsequently suspended for 15 months

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