Maria Sharapova announces pregnancy

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April 20 2022

Maria Sharapova announces pregnancy on her 35th birthday

Maria Sharapova, who won all four tennis grand slam titles during her career, celebrated her 35th birthday on Tuesday...

...but will remember the day for more than one reason after she announced she was expecting her first child with fiancée Alexander Gilkes.

The former tennis star posted a picture on Instagram showing off her small bump while posing at the beach.

"Precious beginnings," she wrote in the picture caption. "Eating birthday cake for two has always been my specialty."

Sharapova, who retired from the sport just tover two years ago, announced her engagement to British businessman Gilkes in December 2020.

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