In Summary
  • Maria Sharapova spent 21 weeks as world number one.
  • She won Silver in the London 2012 Olympics.

Factfile on five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, who announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday:

Name: Maria Sharapova

Residence: Bradenton, Florida, USA

Date of Birth: April 19, 1987 (age 32)

Birthplace: Nyagan, Russia

Height: 6' 2" (1.88m)

Weight: 130 lbs. (59kg)

Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Turned pro on April 19, 2001

Career earnings: $38,777,962

Official website: www.mariasharapova.com

Twitter: @MariaSharapova

Career details:

WTA singles titles: 36

WTA doubles titles: 3

Grand Slam singles titles: Australian Open (2008); French Open (2012, 2014); Wimbledon (2004); US Open (2006)

WTA Championships title: 2004

Fed Cup: 2008

Olympics: Silver medal, London 2012

Highest ranking: 1 (spent 21 weeks as world number one)

Current ranking: 373

Win/Loss: Singles 645/171

Coaches: Yuri Sharapov (early career); Michael Joyce (2008-10), Thomas Hogstedt (2010-13 and 2018-2019), Jimmy Connors (2013), Sven Groeneveld (2013-2018), Riccardo Piatti (2019-2020)