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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Athlete
  • Birthday:  April 19, 1987

Maria Sharapova was born in Russia, and holds a No. 3 ranking by the Women’s Tennis Association. She has held top rankings in singles tennis five different times, first in 2005 when she was only 18. Her long-lasting success has also led to modeling and advertising opportunities with Sports Illustrated and athletic brands.

Sharapova identifies as Christian and has thanked God for her talent in tennis. She always wears a cross given to her by her parents.

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