Tag: Maria Sharapova

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova, the former Russian tennis star announced retirement in 2020. Additionally, she played the game for a period of almost 2 decades (19 years). In this period, she sure was amazing to watch, winning 5 Grand Slams. Further, she also has 36 WTA titles to her name. Additionally, she is also a former number one rank holder in WTA.

Through all the wins, he has managed to earn $38,777,962 as prize money. Moreover, she is also the second-highest all-time earner, behind rival on and off the court, Serena Williams. The Russian beauty already has an earning of $325 million. All this has come from prize money, endorsements as well as appearances.

Additionally, Sharapova has come together with great companies in her life. She made deals with Nike, Porsche, Land Rover, Pepsi Co., Sony. Adding to her list are Canon, Motorola, Tag Heuer, Colgate-Palmolive and many others.

Maria Sharapova turned a professional player in 2001. However, she came into limelight in 2004, when she was able to pass through Serena Williams to win the Wimbledon. She was just 17 then. While she enjoyed days of success, she also had her share of controversies in her tennis life.

Additionally, she was suspended from playing the game for 15 months in 2016. She tested positive for substances that are not allowed in the game. Due to this, she could not keep up with the sponsors and lost many of them.

Sharapova is famous for her high payments in the sports world. No wonder she was the Forbes highest-paid athlete for eleven straight years. Additionally, she was a star of attraction during her days in the WTA tours.

At the peak of her career, Maria charged no less than $500,000 for a single exhibition. In 2012, she founded Sugarpova, her very own candy line. Further, she is also planning to come up with a lifestyle brand, with clothing and accessories. Additionally, the estimated sell of Sugarpova in 2017 is somewhere between $10 and $12 million.

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