Maria Sharapova's full name is Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (All Pics/ Sharapova's official Instagram)
Maria Sharapova started professionally training when she was just six-years-old when she attended a clinic located in Moscow
Maria Sharapova first entered the tennis scene back in 2000 at the age of just 16
Maria Sharapova is famous across the world of sports for her glamourous personality and gorgeous looks
Maria Sharapova is a former world number one. She has been at the top position a total of five times and for a period of 21 weeks.
Maria Sharapova earlier dated Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine
Maria Sharapova has had various modelling assignments and has also appeared in many campaigns for various sports and luxury brands.
Maria Sharapova was engaged to basketball player Sasha Vujacic. Maria Sharapova later dated tennis player Grigor Dimitrov
Maria Sharapova also has a business side to her. Sharapova owns a candy line named 'Sugarpova'
In 2016, Maria Sharapova was banned for 2 years from tennis after testing positive in a drug test. The suspension was later reduced to 15 months.
Maria Sharapova is known to be an aggressive baseline tennis player
Maria Sharapova is also known for her reverse forehand and is among few tennis stars to use it
Maria Sharapova won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics
Maria Sharapova is a five-time Grand Slam winner
Maria Sharapova stands tall at 6 ft 2 inches
Maria Sharapova has won the French Open title twice. Sharapova has won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open one time each
Maria Sharapova has won the Russian Cup Newcomer of the year and Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Newcomer of the Year in 2003
Maria Sharapova was named WTA Player of the Year and WTA Most Improved Player of the Year in 2004
Maria Sharapova has won the ESPY Best Female Tennis Player in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2012
Maria Sharapova has been listed as the highest paid female athlete for 11 consecutive years according to a report by Forbes magazine.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova is known to bedazzle her audience not only on the court but also off it. On the tennis beauty's 32nd birthday, we take a look at some of her hottest pictures on Instagram
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