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Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova Nicknames: Maria Sharapova

Birth Date: 19 April 1987

Birth Place: Nyagan, Siberia, Russia

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 131 lb

Nationality: Russia

Education: Attended Keystone High School

Profession: Tennis player

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Maria Sharapova is currently world's no. 4 professional tennis player. Her family lived in Homiel, Belarus. But because of the Chernobyl nuclear accident happened in 1986 her parents moved to Sochi in Russia, near the Black Sea. Maria born on 19th April 1987 at Nyagan, Siberia, Russia. She won the citizenships of Russia while she is living in USA.

Maria Sharapova starts playing tennis at the age of four only. At that time a racquet was given to her by Yevgeny Kafelnikov's father. Sharapova completed her studies via internet with the Keystone High School home schooling program and had interest in sociology. In 2004, she was a 18 years and studding in second year of high school.

In 2004 Maria Sharapova won the prestigious Wimbledon tennis tournament and became the third youngest Wimbledon women's champion and second youngest Champion in the Open Era in straight sets (6-1, 6-4). She also became the first Russian ever to win that tournament. Maria Sharapova uses the Prince Shark Racket and consequently the popularity of the racket has gone through the roof.

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