The following is a bio and slideshow of hot photos of tennis superstar Maria Sharapova in 2014. As you can see in the photos, Maria Sharapova is pretty hot. Maria Sharapova is also one of the greatest women tennis players of all-time. Hope you enjoy the photos.
Hot photos of tennis superstar Maria Sharapova in 2014
Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Russia. When Maria was just two years old, the family moved from Nyagan to Sochi, Russia.
In Sochi, Maria Sharapova's father became friends with Aleksandr Kafelnikov, the father of Yevgeny Kafelnikov, who has won two Grand Slam tennis singles titles. Aleksandr Kafelnikov gave Maria Sharapova a tennis racket when she was four years old, and she started practicing daily with her father.
In 1994, Maria Sharapova and her father moved to Florida in the United States so Maria could take tennis lessons from the Nick Bolletieri Tennis Academy, which Maria joined in 1995 at the age of nine. After a distinguished junior career, Maria Sharapova started playing tennis professionally full-time in 2003.
In 2003, Maria Sharapova captured her first WTA title winning the Japan Open Tennis Championships. In 2004, at the age of 17, Maria Sharapova burst onto to the tennis scene when she upset Serena Williams in the finals at Wimbledon to capture her first career Grand Slam tennis singles title.
In 2006, Maria Sharapova would capture her second career Grand Slam singles title when she won the U.S. Open. Maria followed that up with a win in the Australian Open in 2008, for her third career Grand Slam.
In 2012, Maria Sharapova completed a career Grand Slam when she won the French Open. Not too many tennis players have won singles titles at all four Grand Slam tennis events.
Along the way to winning all four Grand Slam singles titles, Maria Sharpova became a huge celebrity and a superstar. She is the highest earning female athlete in the world, and one of the highest earning women in the world and one of the highest earning athletes in the world.
Hope you enjoy the hot photos of Maria Sharapova in the slideshow. Watch for Maria at tennis matches this year.