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Sharapova's Wimbledon hopes to be decided in late June

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

London, May 9: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova’s hopes of featuring in this year’s Wimbledon Championships will be decided on June 20 when a meeting of the tennis tourment organisers is planned, according to media reports here on Tuesday. Local reports said that the Lawn Tennis Association has not yet decided which players will be granted a wildcard to compete at next month’s Aegon Classic in Birmingham, reports Xinhua news agency. Under Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rules, former World No.1s and ex-major champions are entitled to receive unlimited wildcards into events run by the body which controls the women’s world tour. IANS

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