The organizing Committee of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, the Russian player Maria Sharapova wild card (special invitation) to participate in the tournament in 2017.
“If Sharapova sends a request to a wild card, it will be dealt with in accordance with the standard Protocol. And the decision will be announced on 21 June 2017. This day will be announced all owners of the wild card,” – said the press service of the tournament TASS.
Sharapova was suspended from January 26, 2016 for two years for violating anti-doping rules. On Tuesday the court of arbitration for Sport reduced the period of Ineligibility tennis player to 15 months, she will be able to take part in the competition with 26 APR 2017.
Thus, she may not be able to gain rating, are required to participate in the Wimbledon tennis tournament. Wimbledon-2017 will be held from 3 to 16 July. In 2004, Sharapova at age 17 became the winner of these competitions.