|Tennis player from Russia : Maria Sharapova|
Good news comes from former tennis athlete from Russia Maria Sharapova. The beautiful tennis player announced that she was pregnant with her first child. The happy news was first shared by Maria Sharapova through her personal Instagram page. It is known that the first child conceived by Maria was the fruit of her love with her fiancé, Alexander Gilkes. In the post, Maria uploaded her beautiful portrait with a beach view. The 35-year-old former athlete also showed his baby bump to the public.
In her photo caption, Maria said her pregnancy was a precious start. "Precious start!!!" Maria wrote through her Instagram, Wednesday (20/4). Interestingly, the news of the pregnancy was shared by Maria right on her birthday. This is known from the information written by Maria at the end of her caption. The news of Maria's pregnancy was greeted enthusiastically by fellow artists. They flocked to congratulate and best wishes for Maria's pregnancy.
Including Lily Collins who did not want to miss congratulating Maria. "Ahhhh congrats you guys!!!!," said Lily while giving a heart emoji. It is known, Maria and Alexander first fell in love in 2018. The two then decided to get engaged two years later in 2020. And in 2022 the couple was blessed with their first child. Meanwhile, Maria announced her retirement from tennis in 2019.
The mother-to-be retired as an athlete after winning five Grand Slam titles and becoming number one in the world. Maria was even lined up as the highest-paid tennis athlete. She received 29.7 million USD in 2015. After retiring, Maria's record was replaced by Naomi Osaka. Naomi Osaka in 2020 is reported to have a salary of 37.4 million USD surpassing Maria.