The 32 years old Russian tennis champ Maria Sharapova took on Instagram to share photos and videos from her visit to the National Gallery of Victoria. She appeared to have been having a great time during her visit to an exhibition. The tennis star looked chic in brown pinstripe cropped pants with a matching button-up shirt. She posed for a series of goofy photos up in front of a mirror. In the wake of devastating bushfires in Australia, she has announced to donate $25,000 to firefighting efforts.
Maria Sharapova was born to Yuri and Yelena on 19 April 1987 in the Nyagan town of Russia. She was enrolled in Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida after she shifted to the U.S with her father. She won the Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships at the age of just 13. She got the Risingaward for her performance. She debuted in a professional Tennis career with Pacific Life Open in 2002. At the Japan Open Tennis Championship, she won her maiden WTA title.
She defeated defending champion Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam singles title at the Wimbledon, just at the age of 17. She first time entered the top 10 rankings after the win. In 2005, she reached the semifinals and quarterfinals of Australian Open and French open respectively. She lost to Venus Williams in the semifinal of Wimbledon. She achieves the no. 1 ranking in 2005 becoming the first Russian to do so.
In 2007,she was troubled by injuries reaching the finals of Australian and semifinals of French open. She defeated Ana Ivanovic in the finals of the Australian Open to win the third grandslam of her career. She was kept away from sports after a shoulder injury and its treatment. For her glamorous look and toned body, she became the brand ambassador of Motorola, Tiffany, Land Rover, Canon, Tropicana, etc. She was engaged to basketball player Sasha Vujacic but the duo split in 2012.