Jurjewna Marija Sharapova, Russian: Мария Юрьевна Шарапова (listen? / I) (born April 19, 1987 in Niaganiu) - Russian tennis player.
A professional was in 2001. The first match played with Karin Lynn Miller. The first tournament she won in Tokyo in 2003. Has had three Slam titles (Wimbledon 2004, U.S. Open 2006 and Australian Open 2008). So far, won in 21 tournaments, individual belonging to the WTA rankings. On the court has so far grossed over 12 million. dollars.
Enjoyed less success in doubles: Doubles won 3 tournaments (in Tokyo, Birmingham and Luxembourg). So far, the best place in the WTA rankings deblowym is 41 position.