On her 35th birthday, Maria Sharapova revealed her first pregnancy
The former tennis player’s fiance responded to the post with a single smile.
Sharapova, who retired from sports just two years ago, in December 2020, revealed her engagement to British businessman Gilkes in December 2020.
The pair have been in a relationship since 2018 and Gilkes would regularly appear in Sharapova’s playbox towards the end of her career.
Gilkes responded to Sharapova’s announcement with a simple emoji like eyes.
The former world’s first tennis player, who celebrated his 35th birthday on April 19, posted a photo on social networks, according to which the star is expecting a baby. “Precious start!!! Eating a birthday cake for two has always been my specialty,” the five-time Grand Slam champion signed the photo.
In the picture, the star is posing on the beach and her round belly (as well as the hatching chick emoji added to the post) speaks for itself. Beloved Sharapova, 41-year-old British businessman Alexander Gilkes, reacted to the athlete’s post, leaving a “in love” emoji.
Recall that in December 2020, it became known that Maria Sharapova was engaged to millionaire Alexander Gilkes, a member of the board of directors of the New York Academy of Arts, a close friend of Prince William, co-founder of the foundation Venture Capital Squared Circles. and the Paddle 8 online auction, which sells works of art. According to The New York Times, the auction sold over $140 million worth of artwork in 2015.
Sharapova, 35, is the only Russian tennis player to win every Grand Slam tournament. She has won Roland Garros twice and won the US Open, Wimbledon and Australian Open once. The athlete completed her career on February 26, 2020. She has lived in the US for 27 years, and in 2012 she founded Sugarpova, a company that produces high-end sweets.