Novak maria dating
Several tennis pundits and former players have called Sharapova one of tennis's best competitors, with John Mc Enroe calling her one of the best the sport has ever seen.Sharapova has been featured in a number of modeling assignments, including a feature in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.In 1989, when Sharapova was two, the family moved to Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.There her father Yuri befriended Aleksandr Kafelnikov, whose son Yevgeny would go on to win two Grand Slam singles titles and become Russia's first world No. Aleksandr gave Sharapova her first tennis racquet in 1991 when she was four, whereupon she began practicing regularly with her father at a local park.She had tested positive for meldonium, a substance that had been banned, effective January 1, 2016 by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).On June 8, 2016, she was suspended from playing tennis for two years by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).In 1993, at the age of six, Sharapova attended a tennis clinic in Moscow run by Martina Navratilova, who recommended professional training at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, which had previously trained players such as Andre Agassi, Monica Seles, and Anna Kournikova.With money tight, Yuri Sharapov borrowed the sum that would enable him and his daughter, neither of whom could speak English, to travel to the United States of America, which they finally did in 1994.
According to Forbes, she has been named highest paid female athlete in the world for 11 consecutive years and earned In March 2016, Sharapova revealed she had failed a drug test at the 2016 Australian Open on January 26, 2016.
In all, she won three junior singles tournaments and was runner-up at five, including two junior Grand Slam events.
Her win-loss record in junior competition was 47–9.
She is one of ten women, and the only Russian, to hold the career Grand Slam.
1 in singles by the WTA on five separate occasions, for a total of 21 weeks.