Sharapova will miss Wimbledon and the other tournaments on grass because of an injury

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in photobacteria Sharapova. Archival photoSharapova will miss Wimbledon and the other tournaments on grass because of an injury© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova said that will not be able for health reasons to play at Wimbledon this season, as well as in the remaining tournaments on the grass.

Sharapova, who served a 15-month disqualification for the use of Meldonium, in late April, returned to the court. Having played at the tournaments in Stuttgart and Madrid, the 30-year-old Russian withdrew due to a leg injury from the second round match at the tournament in Rome in mid-may.

«After further examination I regret to report that the muscle tear is not allowing me to compete on grass tournaments, where I was planning to make,» wrote Sharapova in your account in Facebook, thanking the organizers of the tournament in Birmingham for their intention to grant her a wild card.

Previously Sharapova had not received the wild card neither the qualifications nor the main draw «Roland Garros», as a result missed the Open championship of France. In may, Sharapova has declared that does not intend to request a wild card into the main draw of Wimbledon and plans to play in the qualifying tournament.

Sharapova announced that it plans to act on tournament in Stanford, which begins July 31.

Currently Sharapova takes the 178-th place in world ranking. She is a former first racket of the world and the winner of five Grand slam tournaments.

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