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Maria Sharapova

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Birthday
19, 1987
Birthplace
Nyagan, Russia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
19, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Nyagan, Russia

About

Tennis star who became the first Russian to win a career Grand Slam when she defeated Sara Errani at the 2012 French Open. She won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics, falling to Serena Williams in the final.

Before Fame

She traveled to the United States to continue her training with just her dad, as visa restrictions made it so her mother couldn't come over until two years later.

Trivia

She was only 18 years old when she first reached the top of the WTA world rankings. She was suspended for 15 months after testing positive for a banned substance in 2016.

Family Life

She's the daughter of Uri and Yelena Sharapova.

Associated With

She defeated Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4 in the 2004 Wimbledon final.