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Gallery: Maria Sharapova's Best Moments

Maria Sharapova's journey to her milestone 30th WTA title started in Tokyo all the way back in 2003 - take a look back at all 30 of those victories in this special gallery.

Published April 27, 2014 12:10

Celebrate Maria Sharapova's birthday with a gallery of all of her titles - starting with Tokyo in 2003.
Celebrate Maria Sharapova's birthday with a gallery of all of her titles - starting with Tokyo in 2003.
It didn't take long for her to win WTA title No.2 - she conquered Québec City shortly afterwards.
It didn't take long for her to win WTA title No.2 - she conquered Québec City shortly afterwards.
Sharapova beat Tatiana Golovin in the Birmingham final in 2004 - the third-youngest WTA final ever.
Sharapova beat Tatiana Golovin in the Birmingham final in 2004 - the third-youngest WTA final ever.
And then, probably her most famous title - Sharapova took Wimbledon by storm just a few weeks later.
And then, probably her most famous title - Sharapova took Wimbledon by storm just a few weeks later.
Sharapova came alive in the fall for the second straight year, beginning with a title run in Seoul...
Sharapova came alive in the fall for the second straight year, beginning with a title run in Seoul...
... and another one shortly afterwards at Tokyo [Japan Open], beating Mashona Washington in the final.
... and another one shortly afterwards at Tokyo [Japan Open], beating Mashona Washington in the final.
She then came from 4-0 down in the third set to beat Serena Williams in the WTA Championships final.
She then came from 4-0 down in the third set to beat Serena Williams in the WTA Championships final.
Sharapova won three WTA titles in 2005, beginning with the Premier-level Tokyo [Pan Pacific].
Sharapova won three WTA titles in 2005, beginning with the Premier-level Tokyo [Pan Pacific].
She then followed it up with another Premier-level title a few weeks later, prevailing in Doha.
She then followed it up with another Premier-level title a few weeks later, prevailing in Doha.
Sharapova's 10th WTA title came at Birmingham in 2005, beating fellow future No.1 Jelena Jankovic.
Sharapova's 10th WTA title came at Birmingham in 2005, beating fellow future No.1 Jelena Jankovic.
Five more WTA titles followed for Sharapova in 2006, beginning with her first Indian Wells crown.
Five more WTA titles followed for Sharapova in 2006, beginning with her first Indian Wells crown.
The Russian then kicked her summer hardcourt swing into high gear with a title run in San Diego.
The Russian then kicked her summer hardcourt swing into high gear with a title run in San Diego.
And she peaked at just the right time - Sharapova won her second Grand Slam title at the US Open.
And she peaked at just the right time - Sharapova won her second Grand Slam title at the US Open.
But she wasn't done - she took the fall indoor season by storm too, first conquering Zürich...
But she wasn't done - she took the fall indoor season by storm too, first conquering Zürich...
... and then capturing her 15th WTA title in Linz, just before the season-ending WTA Championships.
... and then capturing her 15th WTA title in Linz, just before the season-ending WTA Championships.
Though she finished in the Top 5, Sharapova brought in only one WTA title in 2007, at San Diego.
Though she finished in the Top 5, Sharapova brought in only one WTA title in 2007, at San Diego.
She began 2008 with a bang Down Under though, winning her third Grand Slam title at the Aussie Open.
She began 2008 with a bang Down Under though, winning her third Grand Slam title at the Aussie Open.
And she then kept her winning streak alive in Doha - her second time winning that Premier-level event.
And she then kept her winning streak alive in Doha - her second time winning that Premier-level event.
In April, Sharapova beat Dominika Cibulkova at Amelia Island for her first WTA clay court title.
In April, Sharapova beat Dominika Cibulkova at Amelia Island for her first WTA clay court title.
It took a while after shoulder surgery, but Sharapova won her 20th WTA title at Tokyo [Pan Pacific].
It took a while after shoulder surgery, but Sharapova won her 20th WTA title at Tokyo [Pan Pacific].
She got back to title-winning regularity with two smaller titles in 2010, starting with Memphis...
She got back to title-winning regularity with two smaller titles in 2010, starting with Memphis...
And then Strasbourg - the second WTA clay court title of her career after Amelia Island in 2008.
And then Strasbourg - the second WTA clay court title of her career after Amelia Island in 2008.
She got back to the Premier-level winner's circle in 2011, beginning on the slow clay courts of Rome.
She got back to the Premier-level winner's circle in 2011, beginning on the slow clay courts of Rome.
And then a dramatic win over Jankovic brought her another Premier-level title over in Cincinnati.
And then a dramatic win over Jankovic brought her another Premier-level title over in Cincinnati.
Sharapova's domination of the 2012 clay court season brought her three WTA titles - first, Stuttgart.
Sharapova's domination of the 2012 clay court season brought her three WTA titles - first, Stuttgart.
And then her first successful title defense in five years in Rome, edging Li Na in the final.
And then her first successful title defense in five years in Rome, edging Li Na in the final.
Sharapova then became the second active player to complete a Career Grand Slam at Roland Garros.
Sharapova then became the second active player to complete a Career Grand Slam at Roland Garros.
Sharapova's 2013 season brought her two Premier-level titles, beginning with Indian Wells in March...
Sharapova's 2013 season brought her two Premier-level titles, beginning with Indian Wells in March...
And then her 29th and most recent WTA title on the clay courts of Stuttgart 12 months ago.
And then her 29th and most recent WTA title on the clay courts of Stuttgart 12 months ago.
That is, until Sunday, when she won her 30th WTA title in Stuttgart, her first ever WTA three-peat.
That is, until Sunday, when she won her 30th WTA title in Stuttgart, her first ever WTA three-peat.
  • Celebrate Maria Sharapova's birthday with a gallery of all of her titles - starting with Tokyo in 2003.
  • It didn't take long for her to win WTA title No.2 - she conquered Québec City shortly afterwards.
  • Sharapova beat Tatiana Golovin in the Birmingham final in 2004 - the third-youngest WTA final ever.
  • And then, probably her most famous title - Sharapova took Wimbledon by storm just a few weeks later.
  • Sharapova came alive in the fall for the second straight year, beginning with a title run in Seoul...
  • ... and another one shortly afterwards at Tokyo [Japan Open], beating Mashona Washington in the final.
  • She then came from 4-0 down in the third set to beat Serena Williams in the WTA Championships final.
  • Sharapova won three WTA titles in 2005, beginning with the Premier-level Tokyo [Pan Pacific].
  • She then followed it up with another Premier-level title a few weeks later, prevailing in Doha.
  • Sharapova's 10th WTA title came at Birmingham in 2005, beating fellow future No.1 Jelena Jankovic.
  • Five more WTA titles followed for Sharapova in 2006, beginning with her first Indian Wells crown.
  • The Russian then kicked her summer hardcourt swing into high gear with a title run in San Diego.
  • And she peaked at just the right time - Sharapova won her second Grand Slam title at the US Open.
  • But she wasn't done - she took the fall indoor season by storm too, first conquering Zürich...
  • ... and then capturing her 15th WTA title in Linz, just before the season-ending WTA Championships.
  • Though she finished in the Top 5, Sharapova brought in only one WTA title in 2007, at San Diego.
  • She began 2008 with a bang Down Under though, winning her third Grand Slam title at the Aussie Open.
  • And she then kept her winning streak alive in Doha - her second time winning that Premier-level event.
  • In April, Sharapova beat Dominika Cibulkova at Amelia Island for her first WTA clay court title.
  • It took a while after shoulder surgery, but Sharapova won her 20th WTA title at Tokyo [Pan Pacific].
  • She got back to title-winning regularity with two smaller titles in 2010, starting with Memphis...
  • And then Strasbourg - the second WTA clay court title of her career after Amelia Island in 2008.
  • She got back to the Premier-level winner's circle in 2011, beginning on the slow clay courts of Rome.
  • And then a dramatic win over Jankovic brought her another Premier-level title over in Cincinnati.
  • Sharapova's domination of the 2012 clay court season brought her three WTA titles - first, Stuttgart.
  • And then her first successful title defense in five years in Rome, edging Li Na in the final.
  • Sharapova then became the second active player to complete a Career Grand Slam at Roland Garros.
  • Sharapova's 2013 season brought her two Premier-level titles, beginning with Indian Wells in March...
  • And then her 29th and most recent WTA title on the clay courts of Stuttgart 12 months ago.
  • That is, until Sunday, when she won her 30th WTA title in Stuttgart, her first ever WTA three-peat.
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