You must definitely be familiar with Maria Sharapova if you have some interest in the field of Long Tennis. Maria Sharapova is a renowned figure in long tennis. Sharapova is a Russian professional Tennis Player. Maria Sharapova was born some time back on April 19, 1987 at Nyagan, Tyumen Oblast Russia. Her full name is Maria Yuryevna Sharapova and nickname is Sibirskaya Sirena. It is believed she had started hitting the tennis ball right from her early stage while she was at the age of four.
It is believed her parents used to live previously at Gomel, Belarus but had to leave the city in 1986 to avoid the repercussion of Chernobyl nuclear incident. The couple then shifted to a town in western Siberia, nowadays called Nyagan where Yelena delivered their daughter on April 19, 1987. Perceiving the idea that it was still close to the location of the disaster, the family shifted along little star to seek a safer place in 1989. They later settled down in Sochi which has been known as a resort city as well as the home of a famous Russian tennis player, Yevgeny Kafelnikov. On attaining the age of four Sharapova, was introduced to tennis through an old racquet given by Kafelnikov’s father who happened to be Youri’s friend. As her enthusiasm for tennis flourished, Maria Sharapova studiously experienced this challenging sport by hitting the ball against the side of her house. Her Father Yuri had taken her to the U.S. in 1994, but mother Yelena could not join them until two years later due to some visa problems.
Maria Sharapova beauty and popular beauty appeal have led to major commercial endorsements with companies including Nike and Tiffany & Co. She started building up a relationship with Slovenian professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic in 2009. After a long-drawn controversy of years of dating, the couple announced that they were engaged in October 2010. During a post-match discussion at the 2012 U.S. Open, she had announced that the engagement was off and that her relationship with Vujacic ended up. She had attained a height of 6’-2”.Her loudest grunt was measured at 101.2 decibels on 21 June 2005 at Wimbledon Centre Court whereas previously the loudest grunt as recorded was 93.2 decibels of Monica Seles.