Emre Can: I could yet stay at Liverpool despite Juventus interest
TalkSPORT FA Cup third-round replay coverage on January 16, 2018
Blue Jays Sign Curtis Granderson
Kevin Sumlin goes to the University of Arizona
Fun-loving Federer having a ball at 36
Sharapova to play Wimbledon qualification rounds
20 May 2017, 03:29 | Charlene Valdez
The Russian, who was denied a place at the forthcoming French Open by the French Tennis Federation earlier this week, has earned enough ranking points since her return to the WTA Tour from a doping ban last month to take part in the preliminaries.
The five-time Grand Slam women's singles title victor announced today that she has made a decision to try her luck in the preliminary rounds, being played at Roehampton's Bank of England Sports Centre, of the tournament which she won in 2004 as a 17-year-old.
Sharapova was banned after testing positive for heart disease drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, though the Court of Arbitration for Sport found she was not an "intentional doper".
Russia's Maria Sharapova has confirmed she will not ask for a wildcard entry for the Wimbledon Championships, opting to compete in the qualifying rounds. Sharapova said on her website.
The five-time grand slam tournament victor will climb into the top 200 on Monday, high enough to earn a trip to London, albeit for a Wimbledon match programme that will begin earlier than usual.
Maria Sharapova retired from her Italian Open match citing an apparent left thigh injury hours after learning she would not be granted a wild card into the French Open.
The 30-year-old's comeback has divided opinion, with some fellow players criticising the decision to award her wildcard entries into WTA clay court tournaments in Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome.
Sharapova could have secured a place in the Wimbledon main draw by right had she reached the semi-finals at the Italian Open in Rome, but she withdrew injured during a second round match against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni. She has, however, received an invitation to the traditional Wimbledon warmup tournament in Birmingham, England.
While this ended her hopes of qualifying on merit for Wimbledon's main draw, a decision on whether she is granted a main draw spot will be taken on June 20, according to reports.
Grand Slam officials traditionally extend wild-card invitations to well-known players who have not met the qualifying requirements for reasons such as injury.
Sharapova will have to break new ground if she is to win Wimbledon this year as no qualifier has won the women's singles title.
Turkish Security Assaults Protestors In Washington DC
The protesters said they were demonstrating peacefully until Erdogan's guards and supporters suddenly moved toward them. Still, Nauert sought to acknowledge Turkey's misgivings about terrorism by the PKK and other groups.
Worries arise over student loan forgiveness program
Student loans, however, are not free money and frequently, the college years go by much quicker than students anticipate. Crooks III, a government attorney who is expecting loan forgiveness from the public service program in six years.
Ducks rally to defeat Predators, even series at 1-1
Nashville is still an untraditional hockey market, but the Predators are establishing a tradition of winning here. Nashville took a 1-0 lead at 4:18 in the first period when Viktor Arvidsson sprung Ryan Johansen on a breakaway.