Maria Sharapova has announced the completion of a career tennis player
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five-times champion of tournaments of “Grand slam” Maria Sharapova has announced his retirement. Farewell essay 32-year-old tennis player was published the magazine Vanity Fair.
“How to leave behind the only life you ever knew? How to leave the courts where trained from childhood, from the game he loved, which brought indescribable tears and inexpressible joy? How to throw a sport where you have family and fans who have supported you for more than 28 years? For me it’s new, so forgive me. Tennis, I’m telling you goodbye,” wrote Maria.
Maria Sharapova is the winner of 36 tournaments of Female tennis Association (WTA) singles titles, three title she won in doubles. She surrendered all four Grand slam tournament, and “Rolan Garros” – twice. His last victory Sharapova won in 2017, having won the tournament in the Chinese Tianjin.
At the Olympic games 2012 in London the opening ceremony of which she was a bearer of the Russian team, she won a silver medal.
In the years of his professional career, which began in 2001, Maria earned 38.7 million dollars in prize money.
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In 2016 due to a suspension for the inadvertent use of Meldonium Maria was eliminated from the first hundred of the world rankings and now occupies a 373-e a place. After returning to the sport it was a lot of injuries, which could not play at full strength and even to withdraw from the tournament.