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Mayar Sherif Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family

Mayar Sherif Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth May 5, 1996
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Mayar Sherif is an Egyptian tennis player who achieved a career-high WTA ranking of No. 31 in singles on June 19, 2023 and became the highest-ranked Egyptian player in the Open Era. Prior to that, she reached a career-high ranking of No. 88 in doubles on July 11, 2022. Additionally, she has also won a record six WTA 125 singles titles and one doubles title on the WTA Challenger Tour.

Full Name

Mayar Sherif Ahmed Abdel-Aziz

Nick Name


Mayar Sherif as seen at the 2021 Winners Open
Mayar Sherif as seen at the 2021 Winners Open (Nuță Lucian / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Cairo, Egypt


Cairo, Egypt


Egyptian nationality



Mayar Sherif attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in sports medicine in 2018.


Tennis Player


  • Siblings – Rana Sherif Ahmed (Older Sister) (Tennis Player)


Right-handed (two-handed backhand)



Mayar Sherif as seen in 2021
Mayar Sherif as seen in 2021 (Nuță Lucian / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)


5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Curly hair

Mayar Sherif as seen while playing at the 2022 French Open
Mayar Sherif as seen while playing at the 2022 French Open (si.robi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Mayar Sherif Facts

  1. She won the 2019 African Games.
  2. She made her WTA tournament debut in 2020 playing in the Australian Open qualifiers. Mayar was defeated in the first round of qualifiers by American player Ann Li.
  3. Mayar Sherif won the title at a $25k tournament in Antalya after defeating Hungarian professional player Dalma Gálfi in the final in 2020.
  4. At the Prague Open in August 2020, she advanced through the qualifying but lost to German professional player Laura Siegemund in three sets in the first round.
  5. She defeated Colombian professional player Camila Osorio, American professional player Caty McNally, and Italian professional player Giulia Gatto-Monticone in the French Open qualifying in September 2020. She made her Grand Slam main-draw debut as the first Egyptian female player and competed against second seed and world No. 3, Karolína Plíšková. Mayar lost in three sets.
  6. After defeating Chloe Paquet in the first round of the 2021 Australian Open, Mayar Sherif became the first Egyptian woman to win a match at a Grand Slam tournament.
  7. She became the first Egyptian woman to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
  8. Mayar Sherif became the first Egyptian woman to reach a WTA Tour singles and doubles final in Cluj-Napoca in 2021. She defeated top seed Alizé Cornet, Alex Eala, Kristína Kučová, and Mihaela Buzărnescu but lost to Andrea Petkovic in the final of the singles tournament. For doubles, she partnered with Katarzyna Piter and lost to Natela Dzalamidze and Kaja Juvan in the final. With this, she entered the top 100 at world No. 97 on August 9, 2021, and became the first Egyptian woman to do so. She also managed to reach a career-high in doubles at No. 154.
  9. On May 16, 2022, she made her top 50 debut in singles and reached world No. 98 in doubles.
  10. After defeating Ukrainian professional player Marta Kostyuk in two sets at the 2022 French Open, Mayar Sherif became the first Egyptian woman to win a Roland Garros main-draw match. However, she had to withdraw in the second round due to injury.
  11. She defeated Anna Bondár, Simona Waltert, Lauren Davis, and Ana Bogdan to reach her second WTA 250 final at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma in 2022. She then went on to defeat top seed and world No. 7, Maria Sakkari, in straight sets to claim her first singles title and became the first woman from Egypt to win a WTA Tour title.
  12. She defeated Camila Giorgi by retirement, 30th seed Anhelina Kalinina, fifth seed Caroline Garcia, and 24th seed Elise Mertens at the 2023 Madrid Open and managed to reach her first WTA 1000 quarterfinal. With this, she achieved the feat of being the first Egyptian player to do so.
  13. At the 2023 Makarska International Championships, Mayar Sherif won her second WTA 125 title in Valencia and reached a historic career high of No. 31 in the singles rankings becoming the highest-ranked Egyptian player, male or female, in the Open Era. Since its introduction in 2012, Mayar became the first player to win more than three WTA 125 titles.

Featured Image by Nuță Lucian / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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