Indian Wells: Two-time champion Maria Sharapova withdraws

The 31-365 days-dilapidated also withdrew from January’s St. Petersburg Girls’ Trophy

Five-time Expansive Slam champion Maria Sharapova says she is “working via some painful days”, after withdrawing from subsequent month’s BNP Paribas Delivery in Indian Wells, California.

The 31-365 days-dilapidated, who has a shoulder atomize, has withdrawn or retired from two out of the three events she has played in since September’s US Delivery.

“Or no longer it has been a relate final 365 days and going into this 365 days,” said the Russian.

“My physician says it be a day-by-day grief management relate.”

Sharapova beat defending champion Caroline Wozniacki to attain the fourth spherical of the Australian Delivery in January sooner than dropping to Ashleigh Barty.

She then pulled out of the St. Petersburg Girls’ Trophy at the quit of January.

“The shoulder atomize hasn’t been extraordinary of a secret within the past 365 days,” she said.

“That is been something I in fact had been struggling with and needed to forestall down the season after the US Delivery.

“[It’s] soundless no longer the put I want it to be, I’m soundless working via some painful days.

“That is something that I in fact ranking needed to take care of since I become once 21 years dilapidated and in fact at the tip of my occupation.”

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