Mary Arapovite: Anton Denisov / RIA Novosti
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova will not be able to continue in St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2019 due to injury. This was reported on the website of the tournament.
31-year-old athlete has withdrawn from the match of the second round against compatriot Darya Kasatkina. The reason is the shoulder injury. Failure Sharapova will allow 21-year-old Kasatkina get to the next round without a fight. Her opponent in the quarterfinals will be the winner of the confrontation between the Russians Vera Zvonareva and German Julia Gerges.
28 Jan Sharapova defeated 24-year-old Daria Gavrilova, representing Australia. The Russian tennis player had the two sets to beat rival.
January 20, Sharapova lost the Australian Ashleigh Barty in the 1/8 finals of the Australian Open. The meeting ended with the score 4:6, 6:1, 6:4 in favor of local tennis players.
Video, photo All from Russia.