Maria Sharapova
Awards Won
Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Athlete
Age
31
Category
Tennis Player
Weight
59
Year Turned Pro
2001-04-19
Olympic Medals Won
Silver medal
Age
32
Olympic Country
Russia
Olympic Medalist Event
Women's Tennis
singles
Birthplace
Nyagan
Russia
Olympic Sport
Tennis
Nationality
Russia
Olympic Medalist Games
The London 2012 Summer Olympics
Olympic Medalist Event Competition
Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics - Women's Singles
Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's singles
Olympic Games Participant
The London 2012 Summer Olympics
Profession
Athlete
Model
Tennis player
Height
6'2"
Profession
Tennis player
Model
Athlete
Nominated For
Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award
Best Female Athlete ESPY Award
Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Athlete
Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year
Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Award
Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year

Maria Sharapova

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Шара́пова, IPA: [mɐˈrʲijə ˈjʉrʲjɪvnə ʂɐˈrapəvə] (listen); born April 19, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player. A United States resident since 1994, Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA on five separate occasions, for a total of 21 weeks. She is one of ten women, and the only Russian, to hold the career Grand Slam. She is also an Olympic medalist, having won silver ... more on Wikipedia

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