The 2012 London Olympics Silver Medallist, Maria Sharapova has recently confirmed that she will be missing Tokyo Olympics 2020, commencing from 24th July. The five-time Grand Slam winner came up with her withdrawal decision from the major event on account of a shoulder injury that occurred during the WTA indoor tournament in Linz.
The 32-year-old tennis star made a recent announcement “ I’m excited to be back with the Breakers again” about her participation in Newport Beach. She is all set to make her appearance at the World Tennis Newport, Newport Beach, USA.
Last week she was dropped out of the Australian Tournament but is confident to play in the Luxembourg Tournament which will begin from October 14. Skipping the major event of Olympic 2020 anticipates that she is about to announce her retirement in the near future.
She parted with her longtime coach Thomas Hogstedt before the beginning of the North America hard court summer season. He was associated with her as Trainee from 2011 to 2013 and also backed her to complete her career slam reverie at Paris major in 2012. As the US Open 2019 tournament is way ahead, her newly appointed Italian coach Ricardo Piatti is well assured that she will make a strong comeback on the Tennis court. (Related Content: IOC and Airbnb Announce 9 Year Sponsorship Deal)
Despite a severe shoulder injury, she has showcased a decent performance by winning Two WTA Matches in 2019. Unfortunately at the end of the 2019 season, she had to proclaim her elimination from Linz and Luxembourg Open Tournament.
Mudabala World Tennis Championship is scheduled in December at Abu Dhabi, UAE, where Sharapova is expected to compete in.