Sharapova, 32, was away from the tennis court for a long time due to injury.
Sharapova was also banned for 15 months for being found guilty of taking drugs.
Sharapova said after announcing retirement – how will I live without tennis now
Dainik BhaskarFeb 26, 2020, 10:22 PM IST Sports Desk. In tennis, five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday. He wrote in an emotional post, 'What was your life, how can you live without it now? How will you stay away from the tennis court where you trained? For 28 years, the game that gave you a new family, gave you happiness, gave fame, now how will you stay away from it? I am new to this. Please forgive me. Goodbye tennis. In fact, Maria went on to become a worldwide star at the age of 17 when she won the championship by defeating world number-1 player Serena Williams at the 2004 Wimbledon Championships. Maria then became the richest player of the 21st century.
Tshanapova was found guilty of using drugs during the 2016 Australian Open using the banned drugs meldonium. Sharapova was then banned by the International Tennis Association. He returned in April 2017 after a 15-month ban. However, Sharapova's return after the ban was weak. Sharapova also holds the record for winning at least one singles title consecutively between 2003 and 2017.
Started playing tennis at the age of 14, Sharapova shared many interesting stories related to herself in her biography. He started playing tennis at the age of 14. She was away from court since February 2019 due to a shoulder injury. In his 28-year career, Sharapova had to stay out of the tennis court due to multiple injuries. He also wrote that he had decided to retire when his rank reached 373 after the Australian Open.
Sharapova was at the first rank for 21 weeks
Sharapova is the first player to win a Grand Slam championship 5 times. These include the US Open in 2006, the Australian Open in 2008, the French Open in 2012 and 2014. He won the silver medal at the 2012 Olympics. He is also named in 36 other Tour Singles titles, the 2008 Fed Cup title in Russia. He first attained the first rank in 2005. After this, he has a record of staying at the first rank for 21 weeks. Sharapova is ranked 369th in the rankings released on 3 February in Singles.