Tennis ace Maria Sharapova returns to the court today after suspension

The Associated Press
Maria Sharapova returns a shot to Sabine Lisicki during their semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon on Thursday,
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(CBS Newspath) - Maria Sharapova returns to professional tennis today after a 15-month absence.

The former number-one female player in the World will play in the Porsche Grand Prix as Russias wild-card entry.

She was suspended from tennis after testing positive for a heart drug that became a banned substance at the beginning of 2016.

Some players are criticizing tournament organizers for allowing the five-time Grand Slam winner a direct spot in their main draws.



 
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