|Real Name||Maria Yuryevna Sharapova|
|Nickname||The Siberian Siren|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet- 6′ 1″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 68 kg (in 2015)
in Pounds- 150 lbs (Approx.)
|International Debut||Turned pro in 2001|
|Nature on field||Cool|
|Achievements (main ones)||• Winner of 5 Grand Slams.
• 35 singles WTA titles, 4 ITF titles.
• She achieved the No. 1 ranking in August 2005.
• She has won 592 games in her career while losing only 142.
|Career Turning Point||After achieving the No.1 ranking in 2005, it was difficult for the opponents to move past Maria.|
|Date of Birth||19 April 1987|
|Age (as in 2016)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Nyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|Hometown||Nyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union|
|School||Keystone National High School, Pennsylvania (Distance Education)|
|Family||Father– Yuri Sharapova
Mother– Yelena Sharapova
|Religion||Eastern Orthodox Christian|
|Hobbies||Singing, Dancing, Movies, Modeling|
|Controversies||• Tested positive for doping, traces of Meldonium found in blood samples; the drug was banned recently. As a result, WTA has suspended Maria for 2 years. She says that she had a prescription for it and was using it to deal with Magnesium deficiency and her family’s history of Diabetes.
• Sharapova once said that she didn’t know who Sachin Tendulkar was; she was criticized for such a statement especially by people from the Indian sub-continent.
|Favourite Food||Russian & Thai Cuisines|
|Favourite Singer||Madonna, Adele|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sasha Vujacic (2008-2010)|
|Cars Collection||Range Rover, Porsche 911 Carrera|
|Net Worth||$125 Million|
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