The organizers of the Open championship of France on tennis (Roland Garros) was not given by the other Russian Maria Sharapova, the wild card either in main draw or the qualification, according to «Sport-Express».
Disqualification Sharapova for the use of Meldonium expired on April 26, and the application in the main draw of Roland Garros for the ranking closed a few days earlier. 30-year-old tennis player was the chance to qualify «as of right» in the qualification, but at the first tournament in Stuttgart, it was necessary to reach the final, and she was in the semifinals lost to Kristina Mladenovic.
In the past Maria Sharapova was twice winner of Roland Garros in 2012 and 2014.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday evening, may 16, Sharapova withdrew from the second round match at the tournament in Rome against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni because of a left hip injury with the score 4:6, 6:3, 2:1 in their favor.
«I apologize in the need to withdraw from the tournament due to injury – said Russian woman. – Pass all the necessary checks to make sure that the injury is not a serious one».