All is now set for Maria Sharapova to make her return to the Grand Slam stage after serving her 15-month ban for drugs use.
Maria Sharapova was handed a wild card that puts her in the main draw of the US Open.
The former world number one female tennis player couldn’t feature at the French Open as she was denied a wildcard
Maria Sharapova, 30, was given a wildcard for Wimbledon but could make it because of an injury.
The US Open is set to take place at the Flushing Meadows arena from the 28th of August to the 10th of September.
She had hoped to get a wildcard but didn’t get one for qualifying and main rounds.
Injury Concerns For Maria Sharapova
She tried to get to the main event of Wimbledon through the qualifying round but had to pull out because of a muscle injury that she sustained while partaking in the Italian Open.
She was also forced to pull out of the Cincinnati Open due to an injury to her forearm. Injury also made her pull out of the West Classic tournament this month.
Sharapova was placed on a two-year ban after she tested positive for using a banned substance in 2016.
The ban was later reduced by the court of Arbitration for Sport to 15 months after she appealed the case.