She is guaranteed a spot in qualifying for Wimbledon, but still hopes to get into the main draw for the Grand Slam with a wildcard.
World number one Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Rome Masters on Wednesday, while Rafael Nadal advanced.
Sharapova’s return from a 15-month ban has split opinion, with some players arguing she is being given special treatment ...
“Normally during matches your opponent might give you a few opportunities with some errors, and obviously you hope to create a few yourself.
Roger Federer has pulled out of this month's French Open as he feels he needs to avoid playing on clay this season in order to prolong his career.
Maria Sharapova broke seven times to win her opening match at the Rome Masters on Monday, advancing over American Christina McHale.
Fabio Fognini hopes to capitalise on the mediocre form of world number one Andy Murray when they meet in the second round of the Rome Masters.
Angelique Kerber displaced Serena Williams at the top of the WTA rankings released.
Rafael Nadal's climb one place to fourth in the world on the strength of his Madrid Masters win was confirmed in the latest ATP rankings released.