A pregnancy announcement and a birthday post—a (tennis) match made in heaven.
Maria Sharapova took to Instagram on April 19 to announce she is expecting her first child with fiancé Alexander GilkesShe also celebrated her 35th anniversary. She posted a photograph on the beach of her pregnant bump. It was captioned, “Precious beginnings!” I have always loved eating birthday cakes for two.
To show their appreciation and love, users flocked to the comments section.
One user gushed, “YOU TWO ARE GOING TO HAVE THE MOST SPECTACULAR BABY! Bravo for the most amazing year! A second user commented, saying, “Oh Maria, that’s amazing! You are so kind! It’s amazing! Bravo Alex and congratulations! All the best to you all!
Back in December 2020, Maria took to Instagram to honor another special milestone: her and Alexander’s engagement. Maria shared a selfie in black-and-white with Alexander at the time.
Maria posted the words alongside her post, “I said yes right from the very first day we met.” Maria wrote alongside the post, “This was our secret. Wasn’t it?”