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Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open

Paris, May 16 (UNI) Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from this year's French Open after failing to recover fully from shoulder surgery.

"Withdrawing from the French Open on today. Sometimes the right decisions aren't always the easiest ones," Sharapova said in a post on her Instagram on Wednesday.

'In better news, I have returned to the practice court, and slowly building the strength back in my shoulder. I really miss you Paris, until next year', she added.

The former world number one has not played since the end of January and underwent shoulder surgery at the end of February.

Sharapova, a five-times grand slam winner, reached the quarter-finals last year. She who won the tournament in 2012 and 2014. The Russian lost to Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round of the Australian Open in January and is 35th in the world rankings.

This year's French Open will start from May 26 with Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep as defending champions.

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