LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - Former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova said she will not request a wildcard for this year's championships after failing to gain a high enough ranking for direct entry to the main draw.
Former champion Maria Sharapova might have to play qualifying at the French Open!
April 26 (Reuters) - Women's Tennis Association Chief Executive Steve Simon has defended the wildcard entry awarded to former world number one Maria Sharapova for the Stuttgart Open following her 15-month doping ban.
Maria Sharapova has announced she will not request a wildcard ahead of this summer's edition of Wimbledon. Sharapova was refused automatic entry to the French Open earlier this week
LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova will probably have to win 10 matches to claim a second Wimbledon title this year after deciding on Friday not to request a wildcard for the championships.