Sports In France, do not want to invite Maria Sharapova at Roland Garros

President of the French Tennis Federation Giudicelli Bernard questioned the advisability of inviting Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova at the French Open. “This is a very complex issue, given the debate about whether to give wild card to players accused of doping while we have taken the decision not to, Giudicelli Bernard said. On Wednesday it was announced that Sharapova disqualified for using a banned substance, received wild card at the WTA tournament in Rome.


Competitions will be held from 15 to 21 May. The decision of the tournament organizers criticized the British tennis player Andy Murray. 29-year-old Russian woman is scheduled to return to court on April 26 on the WTA tournament in Stuttgart. In June 2016, Sharapova won two-year suspension for using meldonium. October 4 Sports Arbitration Court (CAS) reduced the suspension from tennis competitions from 2 years to 15 months. The second season of “Grand Slam” Roland Garros tournament will be held in France from 22 May to 11 June.

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