Maria Sharapova and Fiancé Seek Answers After a Major Change to Their Daily Routine Owing to Toddler Son

Published 02/11/2023, 8:30 AM EST

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Last year, Maria Sharapova and her partner Alexander Gilkes welcomed their first child together; A son, Theodore. Since then, it has been a fun-filled journey for the family of three. However, things are not always as easy as they seem to be; and the same could be said for parenthood. Owing to the increased responsibilities, parents try to take a middle course to get the better of both worlds; Their life and the joys of being a parent. And it seems that the Russian tennis legend is trying to do the same!

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Recently, the former World No.1 shared a snippet of her dinner date with Gilkes. However, her unconventional dinner timing undoubtedly took everyone by surprise.

Maria Sharapova on an unusual dinner date

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It’s difficult to take time off parenting and opt for personal time, particularly when you have a toddler waiting for you. But, overcoming that, Sharapova and her fiancé, Alexander Gilkes, went out for dinner. However, contrary to the night timings of dinner, Sharapova opted for the evening slot, to have a peaceful dinner with her partner. And shared the story on Instagram, as she amusingly seek an answer for this change in the dinner timings, from parents. She asked, “Any other parents here preferring the 5:15 pm dinner slot?”  

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Well, a big change for the former World No.1, who conquered the tennis court around the globe. However, this was not her first outing.

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Despite the struggles of being a parent, the former World No.1, recently took a detour to Paris.

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Sharapova’s surprise Paris Getaway

Recently, the Russian tennis ace surprised her fans with a series of images and videos of her roaming the streets of Paris. Later, she was spotted at the Italian luxury fashion house, Moncler. Moreover, according to Sharapova, Paris is always a good idea to go with; given the shine of the city of love never seems to fade away.

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Watch this story: Maria Sharapova whimsically mocks Novak Djokovic about how she helped him win Grand Slams

What are your thoughts about having an early dinner owing to parenthood? Do let us know in the comments!

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Deepakshi Chaudhary

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Deepakshi Chaudhary is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Masters, and has worked as an Editor at EssentiallySports before transitioning into a writer. Watching Serena Williams dominate the WTA Tour in her heyday is what inspired Deepakshi to follow tennis.
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Rohini Kottu

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