Maria Scharapowa galt als eine der am besten verdienenden Sportlerinnen, war ein Star mit Glamour-Faktor auf und abseits des Tennisplatzes. Maria Sharapowa - Pictures & info around the russian tennis talent. Die international erfolgreiche, russische Tennisspielerin Maria Scharapowa wurde am April in der westsibirischen Stadt Njagan als Marija Jurjewna.
Maria SharapovaAktuelle Nachrichten, Informationen und Bilder zum Thema Maria Scharapowa auf Süv-crest.com - Marija Jurjewna Scharapowa ist eine russische Tennisspielerin. Geboren: Apr (Alter 32) · Njagan, Russland Größe: 1,88 m. Die international erfolgreiche, russische Tennisspielerin Maria Scharapowa wurde am April in der westsibirischen Stadt Njagan als Marija Jurjewna.
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Moreover, she fought hard for winning 35 singles titles and five Grand Slam titles in her entire career. She is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all-time.
She was born on 19 April in the Nyagan town of Russia and grew up in the same place. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is Russian.
The reason for moving to the USA was to avoid poverty. However, not much is there regarding her earlier days and childhood.
Much of the attention and fame she earned over the years is entirely focused on her work and talent.
She competed as a professional in Eventually, she debuted at the Australian Open and French Open in the year of However, she could make it past the first round of both the events.
However, due to her exceptional and jaw-dropping performance, she claimed her first Grand Slam event at Wimbledon in when she was just In , she competed in the Australian Open till semifinals.
Zij was als eerste geplaatst, maar verloor in de kwartfinale van Angelique Kerber. Zij bereikte haar tweede finale tijdens het toernooi van Indian Wells.
In die finale speelde zij opnieuw tegen de Wit-Russische Viktoryja Azarenka. Ook deze finale verloor zij echter: , Een week later stond Sjarapova voor de derde maal in het seizoen in een belangrijke finale, namelijk op het toernooi van Miami.
Voor het begin van het gravelseizoen had Sjarapova een aantal weken rust genomen. Haar eerste optreden op het gemalen baksteen was het toernooi van Stuttgart.
Sjarapova, die vooral indruk maakte door haar verbeterd voetenwerk en haar goedlopende service, won het toernooi. In de finale versloeg zij de nummer een van de wereld Viktoryja Azarenka.
Sjarapova speelde ook op het blauwe gravel van Madrid. In tegenstelling tot andere spelers had zij weinig kritiek op de nieuwe ondergrond.
Zij verloor in de kwartfinale van de latere winnares Serena Williams. Zij won haar tweede titel van het seizoen op het toernooi van Rome.
Sjarapova verlengde hiermee haar titel van Zij had nochtans een lastige loting. Bij aanvang van het gravel- grandslamtoernooi Roland Garros kon Sjarapova derhalve terugkijken op haar meest succesvolle gravelseizoen ooit.
Velen beschouwden haar dan ook als favoriete voor de titel. Dat zou een geweldige prestatie zijn, aangezien zij dan een career slam tijdens de loopbaan alle grandslamtoernooien minimaal eenmaal winnen zou behalen.
Sjarapova serveerde goed en haar groundstrokes zorgden voor veel problemen bij de Tsjechische. Sjarapova won met tweemaal In de finale speelde zij tegen Sara Errani , de verrassing van het toernooi.
Sjarapova begon goed aan de finale, kwam met voor en won de eerste set met , in 36 minuten. De tweede set verliep in de beginfase net als de eerste.
Sjarapova kwam een dubbele break voor en serveerde bij voor die ene ontbrekende, grote titel. In het zicht van de nederlaag speelde Errani nog enkele mooie punten, maar Sjarapova benutte haar derde wedstrijdpunt.
Indian Wells. Olympische Spelen. Zij bereikte er de halve finale, en werd uitgeschakeld door Li Na. In februari nam zij deel aan het Premier Five -toernooi in Doha.
Ook hier was de halve finale haar eindstation; zij werd uitgeschakeld door Serena Williams. In maart speelde zij haar beste tennis op het Premier Mandatory - toernooi van Indian Wells.
Hoewel zij ook nu weer achter Azarenka als tweede was geplaatst, wist zij hier haar 28e WTA-enkelspeltitel te veroveren.
Daardoor steeg zij van de derde naar de tweede plaats op de wereldranglijst. Na de toernooiwinst in Indian Wells zette Sjarapova haar goede reeks voort.
Zij verloor de finale van het Premier Mandatory - toernooi van Miami van de Amerikaanse Serena Williams met , , Het eerstvolgende toernooi dat zij speelde was het toernooi van Stuttgart waar zij haar titel van succesvol verdedigde door Li Na in twee sets te verslaan.
In Rome bereikte Sjarapova de kwartfinale, maar moest door ziekte een 'walk-over' geven aan haar tegenstandster Sara Errani. Op het grandslamtoernooi van Roland Garros bereikte Sjarapova de finale - net zoals voorgaand jaar.
Zij verloor daarin, net zoals in Madrid, van de Amerikaanse Serena Williams. De partij duurde 1 uur en drie kwartier.
Het werd tweemaal , voor de Amerikaanse. Na het gravelseizoen speelde Sjarapova nog maar drie wedstrijden. In die partij, op Court 2, liep Sjarapova een blessure op aan haar lies.
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As a result of the failed drug test, Nike and TAG Heuer suspended their relationships with Sharapova, while Porsche postponed promotional work.
On 12 April, WADA intimated that athletes who tested positive for meldonium before March 1 could avoid bans, but the International Tennis Federation said that Sharapova's case would proceed.
Sharapova indicated she would appeal the ban. Following a hearing on 7 and 8 September , the Court of Arbitration for Sport CAS panel found that Sharapova had a reduced perception of the risk that she took while using Mildronate, because a she had used Mildronate for around ten years without any anti-doping issue, b she had consulted the Russian doctor who prescribed the Mildronate for medical reasons, not to enhance her performance, and c she had received no specific warning about the change in status of meldonium from WADA, the ITF, or the WTA.
Sharapova committed an anti-doping rule violation and that while it was with "no significant fault", she bore some degree of fault, for which a sanction of 15 months is appropriate.
Sharapova has lived in the United States since moving there at the age of seven, but retains her Russian citizenship, and is therefore eligible to play in the Fed Cup for Russia.
After Sharapova had beaten fellow Russian Anastasia Myskina at the WTA Tour Championships , Myskina criticized Sharapova's father, saying: "He was just yelling and screaming instructions to her and I thought he just might jump right on the court at one point in the match.
His behaviour is totally incorrect, simply rude. I don't want to be around people like him. I just don't see how he could work with the rest of us.
At the end of , Sharapova stated she was now keen to make her Fed Cup debut  and was set to play against Belgium in April , but withdrew.
Svetlana Kuznetsova said, "She said she wanted to be our practice partner but if you can't play how then can you practice?
Sharapova finally made her Fed Cup debut in February , in Russia's quarterfinal tie against Israel. In the first-round tie, Sharapova played Virginie Razzano of France and lost.
Sharapova continued to participate in and helped Russia to a 3—2 win against Spain in the first-round tie. Sharapova defeated Silvia Soler Espinosa in the first rubber, but was unable to play her second rubber due to illness.
Sharapova was scheduled to play the semi-final against Germany , however, she withdrew days before the competition.
Despite the 2 wins by Sharapova, Russia still lost 3—2 after losing the decisive doubles rubber. Sharapova is an aggressive baseliner with power, depth, and angles on her forehand and backhand.
Instead of using a traditional volley or overhead smash , she prefers to hit a powerful "swinging" volley when approaching the net or attacking lobs.
Hall-of-famer John McEnroe said of Sharapova, "she's one of the best competitors in the history of the sport.
Sharapova is known for on-court " grunting ", which reached a recorded decibels during a match at Wimbledon in Later in her career, Sharapova also added drop shots to her repertoire, making for a more unpredictable game style.
After returning from her suspension, Sharapova began to approach the net more frequently, and could finish points with delicate volleys.
Early in her career, Sharapova's first and second serves were regarded as powerful,  and she was believed to possess one of the best deliveries on the Tour.
In her return from layoff in to , she used an abbreviated motion, which was somewhat less powerful, and though producing aces, also gave a very high number of double faults.
After her early loss at the US Open , Sharapova returned to a more elongated motion, similar to her pre-surgery serve.
She was able to produce speeds greater than before, including a mph serve hit at the Birmingham tournament in — the fastest serve of her career.
However, since her shoulder operation Sharapova was unable to control her serve. This led to numerous faults, as she was unable to feel how much power she was generating.
From through to the end of her career, Sharapova's serve became a major liability, regularly serving between 5 and 10 double faults per match.
Because she predicated her game on power, Sharapova's preferred surfaces early in her career were the fast-playing hard and grass courts, as evident through her 25 victories on hard court and grass court.
Open and Australian Open crowns, where she had her career breakthrough and played her peak tennis level, respectively. Sharapova initially was not as well-suited to the slower clay courts as she was on hard and grass courts.
Sharapova admitted in that she was not as comfortable with her movement on clay compared with other court surfaces and once described herself as like a "cow on ice" after a match on clay,  due to her inability to slide.
Later in her career, she showed improvement on this surface with respect to experience, as evidenced with her first WTA red-clay title at the Internationaux de Strasbourg , 7 years since playing on the WTA circuit.
She won her first French Open title and captured the career grand slam at the French Open and as of , led the WTA tour of active players with the highest winning percentage on clay, with an Sharapova had multiple coaches throughout her career including Robert Lansdorp ,   Yuri Sharapov,  Michael Joyce in —11,  Jimmy Connors in ,  Sven Groeneveld in —18,  Thomas Högstedt in —13, —19,  and Riccardo Piatti in — Sharapova has lived in the United States since moving there at the age of seven.
Sharapova stated, "I'm sure when I was 17 years old and someone said, you'll be playing for another eight years, it would be like, you're not going to see me at a press conference at 25 years old.
But years go on. I missed a year in my career—I didn't play that year. I've said this, just before the tournament, a few weeks before, I woke up, and I was just so happy to be going back on the court.
I felt so fresh, full of energy, just with a really good perspective. Times change, obviously. I see myself playing this sport for many more years because it's something that gives me the most pleasure in my life.
I think it helps when you know you're good at something, and you can always improve it. It obviously helps with the encouragement.
Although a United States resident since , Sharapova still prefers Russian citizenship. Sharapova has stated the reason she prefers to keep Russian citizenship is because "it is about the family environment, it is about the rich culture.
Just life experiences that I look back to and I know that for so many years I was shaped into the individual I was from those experiences. And not necessarily simply the country, but the people, the mentality and the toughness and that never giving up attitude".
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She stated at the time that she was planning to travel back to the area after Wimbledon in ,  though it didn't happen since she had to travel back to the US because of her shoulder injury.
Sharapova helped to promote the Winter Olympics in Sochi , Russia, [ citation needed ] and was the first torch bearer in the torch-lighting ceremony during the opening festivities.
Sharapova's tennis success and appearance have enabled her to secure commercial endorsements that greatly exceed the value of her tournament winnings.
She topped that list every year until , even after her shoulder injury. She posed in a six-page bikini photoshoot spread in the Valentine's Day issue of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue , alongside 25 supermodels.
Immediately after her win at the Wimbledon Championship, mobile phone company Motorola signed Sharapova to endorse their mobile phone line.
She signed a sponsorship deal in January with Gatorade and Tropicana ,  which ended in During the layoff due to her shoulder surgery, sensing the fleeting nature of a professional athlete's career, Sharapova decided to focus on developing her name as a brand, beginning with meeting with her sponsors more extensively to further her brand.
The collection includes dresses that she designed for all the major tournaments, in collaboration with Nike and Cole Haan. Sharapova began using the Prince Shark OS at that tournament specially designed for her.
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Russian tennis player. In this Eastern Slavic name , the patronymic is Yuryevna and the family name is Sharapova.
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She turned professional on her 14th birthday but continued to compete among her peers, finishing runner-up at the junior Wimbledon and French Open tournaments in Success came the following year when she won the singles title at Wimbledon, becoming Russia's first female Wimbledon champion.
At the end of , she added a WTA Championships title to her list of achievements. Sharapova became the first Russian woman to ascend to the sport's top ranking in , and the following year she claimed her second Grand Slam title with a win at the U.
The tennis star was slowed by shoulder problems for much of and , although she managed to win her third Grand Slam with a dominant showing at the Australian Open.
She finally underwent shoulder surgery that October, and the resulting layoff forced her out of the Top until her return to singles action in May Sharapova struggled to regain her consistency against the premier women's players, but she was back in the Top 20 by the end of , and finished ranked No.