Injured Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit

Maria Sharapova will miss the grass-court season through injury

Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation during the match between Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation and Christina Mchale of U.S. during The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2017 - Day Two at Foro Italico on May 15, 2017 in Rome, Italy.

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from Wimbledon qualifying due to a muscle injury, which will sideline the former world No 1 for the entirety of the grass court season. I want to thank the LTA for their incredible support on my return and providing me with a Birmingham wild card, a tournament which I hope many of you will be able to attend. Earlier that day, Sharapova had learned that she would not be given a wild card to the French Open at Roland Garros due to her doping ban. However, she will be...

In her Facebook statement Saturday, Sharapova wrote that her next scheduled tournament will be at Stanford, California, which begins July 31.

The five-time Grand Slam victor has not played since suffering the injury during her second-round match at the Italian Open on May 16.

The news means Sharapova will also withdraw from the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, for which she had been granted a wild card.


"I will continue to work on my recovery and my next scheduled tournament is in Stanford".

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Two years before that, at 17, Sharapova won her first major title at Wimbledon.

After her ban expired, Sharapova returned to competition in April at the Stuttgart Open, reaching the semi-finals, and progressed to the last 32 of the Madrid Open.

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