MIKE DICKSON IN MADRID: Maria Sharapova was left with the prospect of needing the charity of a wildcard to play at Wimbledon after her comeback plans were painfully dented.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova will take Centre Court Monday at Wimbledon 2015, facing Johanna Konta, a 24-year-old wildcard from Britain. Earlier this year Sharapova suffered an unexpected loss in the fourth round of the Fre...
May 9 (Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova will be awarded a wildcard by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to play at next month's Aegon Classic in Birmingham, according to a report in the Times.
MIKE DICKSON: They will play in the second round of the Madrid Open after the Russian on Sunday held off the powerful baseline challenge of Mirjana Lucic-Baroni to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-0.