The young and successful Maria Sharapova is the Russian tennis goddess of everyone’s dreams. Now only 28 years of age, this professional athlete has climbed her way to a position of glory in an extremely short span of time. She has won countless awards and is known all over the world for her athletic skills. Now, we are here to fill you in on what you don’t know about this young beauty! Don’t forget to check back for our coming articles, parts two through six, to see the remaining 42 awesome facts that you never learned about Maria Sharapova!
Number Fifty: Maria Sharapova Gets in with Nike
The Nike company is well-known to sponsor a wide array of the world’s most talented athletes, one of which is Sharapova. Nike signed her on in 1997, at the young and promising age of just 11 years.
Number Forty-Nine: Disaster Strikes
Sharapova’s family was of the many households affected by the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. After the tragedy, the family was forced from their home in Gomel.
Number Forty-Eight: A Taste for the English
When travelling, this young woman admits that one of her favorite cities in the world is London. This may be a biased preference as she claims one main factor for this is that she thinks British accents are sexy (as do we all, Maria).
Number Forty-Seven: Off the Court
Off the tennis court, Sharapova claims to have a myriad of other passions and hobbies. Among these, her favorites are singing, dancing, binge watching movies, and of course sleeping.
Number Forty-Six: The Dream Team
When asked who would compose the teams of the tennis match of her dreams, Sharapova gave a rather imaginative answer. Admittedly, she claims she would love to play with soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo against the duo of Vladimir Putin and Prince William. Talk about the match of the century.
Number Forty-Five: Ready to Mingle
Sharapova recently made FHM Magazine’s renowned list of the most eligible bachelorettes, and even ranked as high as number seven on their list. Remarkably, she was placed higher up than both Kiera Knightley and Paris Hilton.
Number Forty-Four: The Model Side
In addition to conquering the tennis court, Sharapova works a side job as a very successful model. She has worked with quite a number of agencies to appear in a handful of modelling campaigns.
Number Forty-Three: The Endorsement List
This young woman’s popularity and reputation are growing rapidly, and many companies are seeking to endorse her. In addition to the aforementioned Nike deal, she is also currently endorsed by Porsche and Tiffany & Co. Don’t forget to check back for our coming articles, parts two through six, to see the remaining 42 awesome facts that you never learned about Maria Sharapova!