Tennis Dads Who Coach Their Kids

Yuri Sharapova
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Yuri Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

Yuri famously relocated to the United States with very little money so his daughter could have better development resources. He has made headlines for illegal coaching from the stands and rankled some of Sharapova's rivals with his conduct during matches. Yuri has become less of a presence in recent years and Sharapova, a three-time major champion, is coached primarily by Thomas Hogstedt now.


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