Maria Sharapova

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Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Russian: Мари́я Ю́рьевна Шара́пова, IPA: [mɐˈrʲijə ˈjʉrʲjɪvnə ʂɐˈrapəvə] (listen); born 19 April 1987) is a Russian former professional tennis player. Although she played under the banner of Russia with the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), she has lived in and been a United States permanent resident since 1994. Sharapova competed on the WTA tour from 2001 to 2020 and had been ranked world No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Sharapova has received more than 10,360,668 page views. Her biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Maria Sharapova is the 37th most popular tennis player (up from 48th in 2019), the 672nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 712th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Tennis Player.

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Among tennis players, Maria Sharapova ranks 37 out of 1,148Before her are Jean Borotra, R. Norris Williams, Gabriela Sabatini, Jaroslav Drobný, John Newcombe, and Ken Rosewall. After her are Yannick Noah, William Renshaw, Don Budge, Maria Bueno, Nikola Pilić, and Jan Kodeš.

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Among people born in 1987, Maria Sharapova ranks 7Before her are Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic, Karim Benzema, Luis Suárez, Edinson Cavani, and Sebastian Vettel. After her are Gonzalo Higuaín, Zac Efron, Arturo Vidal, Gerard Piqué, Blake Lively, and Cesc Fàbregas.

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Among people born in Russia, Maria Sharapova ranks 672 out of 2,688Before her are Meir Dagan (1945), Sergei Krikalev (1958), Valeri Kharlamov (1948), Nikolai Voznesensky (1903), Alexey Pajitnov (1956), and Mikhail Mil (1909). After her are Chaim Rumkowski (1877), Ivan Goremykin (1839), Ivan Susanin (1501), Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia (1886), Vasily of Kostroma (1241), and Ğabdulla Tuqay (1886).


Among tennis players born in Russia, Maria Sharapova ranks 1After her are Marat Safin (1980), Anna Kournikova (1981), Yevgeny Kafelnikov (1974), Dinara Safina (1986), Svetlana Kuznetsova (1985), Olga Morozova (1949), Elena Dementieva (1981), Anastasia Myskina (1981), Alexander Volkov (1967), Nadia Petrova (1982), and Vera Zvonareva (1984).

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