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Who is Astra Sharma?
Astra Sharma is a professional Singaporean-born Australian well-known tennis player. In her career, she has career-high WTA rankings of 84 in singles and 91 in doubles. Moreover, she has won one singles title and three doubles titles on the WTA Tour as well as seven singles and four doubles on the ITF Circuit.
Sharma won the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff in December 2017 alongside Belinda Woolcock, this was their main-draw entry into the 2018 Australian Open. The significance of her career came when she and fellow Australian John-Patrick Smith reached the final of the mixed doubles competition in the 2019 Australian Open after receiving a wildcard to enter the main draw.
How Old Is Astra Sharma?
She is 26 years old as of May 2022, having been born on September 11, 1995, in Singapore. Sharma shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Jc Caylen, Vivi-Anne Stein, BigNik, Tyler Hoechlin, Ludacris, and many more.
Astra Sharma Family
Who are Astra Sharma’s Parents?
She was born to Devdutt Sharma (Father) a high jumper and Susan Tan (Mother) was a sprinter from CHIJ Saint Theresa’s Convent.
Does Astra Sharma have Siblings?
She has a younger brother by the name of Ashwin who is also a tennis player.
Astra Sharma Education
She received her high school education at Applecross Senior High School. And her college education at Vanderbilt University where she graduated in 2018 majoring in Medicine, Health, and Society. She also earned a master’s degree in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida.
Astra Sharma Marital Status
According to news on the internet, it shows that she is currently single.
Astra Sharma Kids
She does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Astra Sharma Career
A Career from 2011 to 2014
In October 2011, she made her ITF Circuit debut after qualifying in Kalgoorlie. However, she played just four tournaments in 2012 without a win. But in March 2013, she reached the quarterfinals in doubles at an ITF event in Sydney. She competed in 2014 and qualified in three tournaments across the U.S. making the main draw in just one, where she lost in the first round.
On the ITF Circuit in 2015, she played just three tournaments reaching the quarterfinal or better in all three. In July 2015, she won her first title at Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Thus she ended the season with a singles rank of 787. In addition, she received a scholarship to Vanderbilt University. While at Vanderbilt, she helped the Commodores win their first NCAA team tournament in 2015 with various honors such as a selection to the 2014 SEC All-Freshman team and being the 2017 SEC Player of the Year.
A Career from 2016 to 2018
Sharma competed on the European ITF Circuit in 2016. While at ITF Circuit, she experienced little singles success but partnering with Frances Altick won two doubles titles in July. She started the next season in June where she qualified and made the main draw in Sumter, USA. Between July and August 2017, she won her second and third ITF titles in Targu, Jiu, and Graz. Overall, she ended the year with a singles rank of 440. Mostly, she competed on the ITF Circuit across North America in 2018. And in March she reached the final of the ITF Orlando. She went on and won her fourth and fifth singles in June and July in Baton Rouge and Gatineau, Canada. She returned to Australia in October where she reached the quarterfinals in three consecutive tournaments. Overall she ended 2018 with a singles rank of 225.
A Career in 2019
The year was very promising as she qualified for the Australian Open in January 2019. While there, she won her first-round match over fellow Australian Priscilla Hon, before losing in the second round. She and John-Patrick Smith in mixed doubles made it through to the final after they defeated the second seed team of Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar in the semifinals. However, they lost to the third seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Rajeev Ram.
She won the $25k singles and doubles in March at Irapuato, Mexico. She went on and reached her first WTA Tour final in April where she lost to Amanda Anisimova at the Copa Colsantitas. Moreover, she qualified for and reached the second round of the Strasbourg International in May, however, she lost in the first round at the French Open. She traveled to North America in August and qualified for Cincinnati. However, at the US Open, she lost in the first round, and thus ended the year with a singles rank of 108 and a doubles rank of 136.
A Career in 2020
She started the year with a loss in singles and doubles first rounds of both Hobart International and the Australian Open. Again she partnered with John-Patrick Smith for the mixed doubles where they reached the semifinals in Melbourne. She went on and reached the second round of the Monterrey Open in March and the quarterfinal of the ITF event in Irapuato, Mexico, but the tour was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sharma lost st the US Open in the first round to 19th seed Dayana Yastremska in a third set tie-breaker. But she qualified for and reached the second round of the French Open.
A Career in 2021
The year started with a loss as she lost in the first round of the Gippsland Trophy. But she won her first WTA Tour-level title after she defeated top seed Ons Jabeur to win the Charleston Open. She again made the second round of the French Open for a second consecutive year in May. Sharma entered Wimbledon in June as a lucky loser where she was defeated by Kristyna Pliskova in the first round. She went on to lose in the first round of qualifying for both the Canadian Open and Cincinnati. She qualified at the US Open but lost to eighth seed Barbora Krejcikova in the first round. Overall, she ended 2021 with a singles rank of 98 and a doubles rank of 107.
Astra Sharma Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 10inches (1.78m) and a weight of 63kg (139lbs)
Astra Sharma’s Salary and Net Worth
Her current salary is $855,507 and has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.