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Maria Sharapova publishes the first photos of her newborn son


Maria Sharapova and Alexander Gilks ​​

Most recently, Maria Sharapova became a mother: presumably, this happened on July 1 - then the 35-year-old tennis player updated her status on instagram *, writing: "Mom". But the athlete confirmed the news only two weeks later: on her page she published a family photo, which depicts her lover, businessman Alexander Gilks, and her newborn son.

The child was given the name Theodore.

The most beautiful, difficult and valuable gift that our little family could only dream of, ”Maria captioned the picture.



Maria Sharapova and Alexander Gilks ​​with their son

Today, Sharapova published another picture where Gilks ​​is holding the baby, and wrote: Happy birthday, dad! Alexander Gilks ​​with his son Gilks ​​celebrates his 42nd birthday on July 17. For him, as for Sharapova, this is the first child.


The British millionaire and Russian tennis player, who retired two years ago, have been together since 2018. In 2020, they announced their engagement. It is not known whether the lovers got married: nothing was reported about the wedding. About the fact that she is expecting a baby, Sharapova said in April this year.


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