The organizers of the Wimbledon tennis tournament does not plan to give Maria Sharapova a special invitation (wild card) in the main draw of the prestigious competition, which will be held from July 3-July 16, according to the British newspaper The Daily Mail , citing its reliable sources.
According to the newspaper, the Russian player served a suspension for the use of Meldonium have to break into third in the season Grand slam tournament through qualification on a common basis. Sharapova has already won enough ranking points to participate in the selection.
The Chairman of the Committee on the results of invitations to Wimbledon Tim Henman refused to comment about the participation of Sharapova at Wimbledon. He only said that the names of all the wild card winners will be announced June 20.
Earlier this week, Maria was denied in the wild card results on clay – court Grand slam tournament- the Open championship of France on tennis, which starts may 28. And qualification it fails because of insufficient number of points.
As stated by the President of Federation of tennis of France Bernard Giudicelli, he did not think proper to give invitations to players who have served their suspension.
On Tuesday, the 30-year-old Sharapova due to a thigh injury she withdrew from the second round match of the tournament in Rome, which became her third after serving a 15-month disqualification. Earlier she reached the semi-finals in Stuttgart and to the second round in Madrid. The following chart Mary appear in competitions in Birmingham, taking place under the auspices of the all England lawn tennis club.