The tribunal, whose members were selected by the ITF, agreed that I did not do anything intentionally wrong, yet they seek to keep me from playing tennis for two years.
I will immediately appeal the suspension portion of this ruling to CAS, the Court of Arbitration for Sport.”In October 2016, after Sharapova appealed her two-year suspension, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced that her punishment would be reduced by 15 months, allowing her to return to international competition on April 25, 2017.“I’ve gone from one of the toughest days of my career to, now, one of the happiest days,” Sharapova said in a statement.
Because the key to a happy, healthy life for me is this idea of Moderation in Moderation–you can 100% have your cake (or candy) and enjoy it, too.”In her personal life, Sharapova began a relationship with Slovenian basketball player Sasha Vujacic in 2009. Open, Sharapova announced that the engagement was off and that her relationship with Vujacic had ended.
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Maria Sharapova claimed her first WTA victory at the 2003 AIG Japan Open and also reached the fourth round at Wimbledon on her first attempt during the same year.
Success came in 2004 when she won the singles title there, becoming Russia's first female Wimbledon champion.
Long-limbed and powerful, Sharapova showed immense promise on the competitive circuit.
She turned professional on her 14th birthday but continued to compete among her peers, finishing runner-up at the junior Wimbledon and French Open tournaments in 2002.