Maria Sharapova was born Mariya Yurevna Sharapova on April 19, 1987 in Nyagan, Russia, the daughter of Yelena Sharapova and Yuri Sharapova. Maria started hitting tennis balls at the age of four. At the age of six, Maria Sharapova participated in a exhibition in Moscow that featured Martina Navratilova. So, at the age of nine, she began training at Nick Bollettieri’s Tennis Academy located in Bradenton, Florida, USA.
Russian professional tennis player Maria Sharapova became number 1 in the world in August 2005 & is the first Russian player to become the best player in the world. She was the first torch bearer in the lighting ceremony of Winter Olympics in Russia in 2014.
Maria Sharapova Height and Weight, Bra Size, Body Measurements
Maria Sharapova Height: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)
Maria Sharapova Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Maria Sharapova Measurements: 34-24-36 in (87-61-91.5 cm)
Maria Sharapova Bra Size/Breast Size: 32B
Maria Sharapova Bra Cup Size: B
Maria Sharapova Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Maria Sharapova Dress Size: 4 (US)
Maria Sharapova Star Sign: Aries
Maria Sharapova Hair Color: Blonde
Maria Sharapova Eye Color: Green
Date Of Birth: 19 April 1987
Birth Place: Nyagan, Russia
Birth Name: Mariya Yurevna Sharapova
Nicknames: The Siberian Siren, Sibirskaya Sirena, Masha
Religion: Russian Orthodox
Parents: Yelena Sharapova, Yuri Sharapova
Maria Sharapova Facts:
*She participated in a exhibition in Moscow at the age of 6.
*She wears a size 10 shoe.
*She made her first WTA debut at the Pacific Life Open in 2002.
*She named #19 in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” special supplement.
*She was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2005.
*She became the first Russian woman to win Wimbledon.
*She became the first Russian woman to hold the world’s No. 1 ranking.