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Maria Sharapova

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Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Tyumen Oblast, Russia. Masha's parents came from Gomel. A few months before their daughter’s birth they moved to Siberia because of unfavorable environmental conditions ( after the nuclear explosion in Chernobyl ) Maria started playing tennis at the age of 4. There is one interesting fact in Maria’s biography. Masha’s father, Yuriy Sharapov, was in friendly relationship to Alexander Kafelnikov, Evgene’s Kafelnikov father. Moreover Eugene gave her the first racket . In October 1993, Sharapova had a chance to play with Martina who gave Maria a very good tennis lesson in Moscow. Navratilova, who observed the young player’s talent, and strongly recommended to apply for Nick Bolletteri American Tennis Academy . This is the reason of her father’s moving to the USA in 1995. Maria made her debut in 2001, in Sarasota, where she lost her first round. But only a year later, in Columbus, she won and was named as one of the top 300 best tennis players in the world. Masha's coach was her father. Having achieved considerable success during the games at various championships , on July 3, 2004 Maria won Wimbledon. She defeated the double winner of this tournament, the American tennis player Serena Williams. So, Sharapova was the first Russian tennis player to win Wimbledon. In January 2008, Sharapova signed an exclusive four- year-time contract with Sony Ericsson. From August 2008 to March 2009, Maria Sharapova practiced no tennis due to the shoulder injury . She had victories after the injury at Toray Pan Pacific Open and China Open Championship. In June 2011, she was named one of "30 tennis legends of past, present and future" according to Time. In August 22, 2011, Maria won the tournament at Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. Thus she was the first tennis player in WTA rankings.

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