Maria Sharapova retires from Tennis

Five-Times Grand slam champion has announced her retirement. “Tennis–I’m saying goodbye,”she wrote in an essay that appeared Wednesday in Vouge and Vanity Fair.

The 32-year-old Russian enjoyed a glittering career that saw her complete a career Grand Slam, win 36 WTA titles, and spend 21 weeks as WTA World No.1.

The 32-year-old became a household name at 17, when she defeated Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final.

It would be one among just two victories the Russian would earn over the American the opposite also coming in 2004, at the WTA Championships.

Maria Sharapova, who announced her announcement on Wednesday at the age of 32, leaves as one of the top-earning athletes in her sport, male or female, and one of the richest female athletes in history. Her career earnings on the court reached $38.8 million, consistent with the Women’s Tennis Association.

- Advertisement -

The Russian leaves together of only 10 women to possess won each of the sport’s four slam titles, and as a former world favorite who made a huge impact on both sport and therefore the celebrity world. Some of those achievements are tarnished by the positive test she returned for meldonium.

Even if her physical problems were escalating, she was just not an equivalent player after her return.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

- Advertisement -

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

As you found this post useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

Leave a Reply

Stay Connected

1,053FansLike
34FollowersFollow
2,929FollowersFollow

About the Writer

Must Read

Test cricket returns with a hard fought contest

Cricket and Test cricket returned after a 144-day gap owing to COVID-19 that continues to cause havoc across the globe. The prelude to the...

Manchester United : Ronaldo’s hand in Fernandes move.

Ronaldo convinced Man United to help them come to a decision to sign the Portuguese 25 year old. Manchester United Boss Solskjaer...

Who the LA Kings should draft 2nd overall

Almost since the moment the world was introduced to Alexis Lafreniere, he has been the front runner to be the #1 overall pick in...

Cole Custer takes surprise win at Kentucky

After last year’s wild overtime finish, Kentucky Speedway provided more late-race drama yesterday, with rookie Cole Custer prevailing in a 4-wide battle for the...

Man City Overturn Two-Year Ban

Man City Overturn European Ban The Premier League team was facing a ban from European football. But, Manchester City's two-year ban has been lifted by...
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!