Maria Sharapova Shows off Her Baby Bump in the Latest Photo

Five-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one Maria Sharapova on Tuesday announced on her Instagram page that she is pregnant with her first child

Maria Sharapova made this announcement on the occasion of her 35th birthday.

On her Instagram post, Maria said, “Precious beginnings!!! Eating birthday cake for two has always been my speciality.”

Sharapova had retired from professional tennis earlier in February 2020.

She got married in 2020 to British businessman Alexander Gilkes, who is the founder of an online auction house, Paddle8.

Maria Sharapova won her first grand slam title at the age of 17 in 2004 by defeating Serena Williams.

She followed it up with the US Open title in 2006, the Australian Open title in 2008 and the French Open title in 2012.

She also holds a silver medal in the London Olympics