Maria Sharapova, Tennis Queen
Maria Sharapova is a world famous tennis player. She is from Russia and stands on number 4 by the WTA, i.e. Women’s Tennis Association. Maria has been a US resident since the year 1994. As a tennis player, she holds an array of awards and recognition from the respective sports fraternity.
Maria’s Tennis career has been excellent. She started her career pretty early and won many Junior Grand Slam. She has won many first tournament titles such as Wimbledon, Australian Open and French Open. In her initial career phase, Sharapova failed to win some tournaments, but they were just her pathway to a new fame.
Since 2004, Maria started performing excellently and defeated many known tennis players such as Venus Williams. It was in the year 2005 that she rose to the number 1 ranking in the world. Apart from winning tournaments, Maria also suffered many serious injuries while her career. She also modelled in various advertisements and for various fashion houses.